16159 ª April 7 12:16 PM. The only moral and practical answer that there has ever been to this question: partition, territorial compromise, a two-state solution, the establishment of a Palestinian state in most of the occupied territories with security arrangements in the Jordan Valley and identity arrangements in Jerusalem. An analysis that I can live with from The New Repuclic. [MetaFilter]
This article contains a very interesting statistic: 1,229 Palestinians and 408 Israelis have died in the conflict. We lost more people than both of them together on a single day in the attacks of 9/11. Israel needs to get rid of Sharon and find someone more moderate & reasonable who’s willing to negotiate. They’re accomplishing nothing with their attack on Arafat’s headquarters except provoking more attacks. They should be negotiating with him instead of attacking him.