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May 23, 2005

Who Wants a Two State Solution?

According to Reuters, every single Palestinian in the territories seeks a two-state solution:

Israeli Jews question the loyalties of Arab citizens who are related to or empathise with the 3.6 million Palestinians seeking statehood in the West Bank and Gaza, lands Israel occupied in the 1967 Middle East War.

Not true, according to a recent poll of Palestinians. The JMCC found in May 2005 that the Palestinian population is almost evenly split between those who seek a two-state solution and those who insist on the dissolution of Israel. Only 54 percent of the population — closer to 1.9 million Palestinians — prefer a two-state solution:

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Posted by GI at May 23, 2005 10:45 PM