A Two-State Solution Is the Most Practical Route for Israel and Palestine
A Two-State Solution Is the Most Practical Route for Israel and Palestine by David Wearing at The Guardian
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been and will continue to be one of the most enduring political debacles in modern history. One chapter in this never-ending story can safely be closed, however: the one-state solution is forever dead. Demographics, which overwhelmingly favor the Palestinians, would make Jewish rule of a single state unviable–hence Israel’s opposition. And it is Israel, not the Palestinians, that has the upper hand in this debate. A situation must be found if Israel and Palestine wish to avoid a chaotic and even bloodier end to this mess. With the two-state solution now considered the most viable, is Israel prepared to hand over control to the Palestinians?