No deal: why Trump’s plan for Palestine will only create more conflict
The Guardian -

US policy for the Middle East cannot work because it requires the Palestinians to accept they are a defeated people. By Rashid Khalidi

In 1919, Arthur James Balfour, the foreign secretary, wrote that in Palestine, the British government did not “propose even to go through the form of consulting the wishes of the present inhabitants of the country”. The great powers were committed to Zionism, he continued, “and Zionism, be it right or wrong, good or bad, is rooted in age-long traditions, in...

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