22 Jan 2024, Samaria: Why all this sudden talk about reviving the long-dead two state solution? US President Biden and Israeli PM Netanyahu are currently involved in a weeks-long public controversy via their statements to mass media. Biden’s administration says it’s the only way; Netanyahu says not on my watch.
As we see here, Netanyahu has the agreement of the Israeli people, not Biden:
This is a problem, because Biden thinks he needs a foreign policy victory to boost his campaign during this US election season. And he wants Israelis to pay the price by rewarding Palestinians with a state as a payment for their terrorism on October 7:
This is dangerous and antisemitic because of some American leaders’ talk of withdrawing emergency aid to Israel; They wold want to make aid contingent on Israel agreeing with the US plan to grant the Pals an expanded state which connects Gaza with the West Bank.
The last time the Palestinian Authority was given a mini-state in Gaza in 2005, it immediately lost the election to Hamas followed by a bloody coup in 2007.
Muslims would experience this as a prize in return for their violence; and should the new state be handed over to the Fatah party which runs the Palestinian Authority (aka PLO aka PA), clearly, Hamas would take over again by democratic vote and by violence.
Is that what the US and the world wants? Yet another murderous antisemitic state – this time within Israeli borders instead of merely next door?
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Source: "Palestinian statehood during [US] election season," Jerusalem Post, 22 Jan 2024 pg 1.