|Thursday, January 25, 2007|
|Weekly Commentary: By FM Livni's own standard a sovereign Palestinian state is simply a non-starter|
Weekly Commentary: By FM Livni's own standard a sovereign Palestinian state
Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 25 January, 2007
"[I]n the resolution of the Palestinian conflict we must first determine our
Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni Monday, Jan. 22, 2007 at the 7th Herzliya
In fact, sounds essential.
But FM Livni doesn't follow her own advice.
In the very same presentation she proclaimed that:
"[T]he existence of the state of Israel as a national state for the Jewish
Livni takes as a matter of faith that there must be a Palestinian state.
And as a matter of faith, rather than logic, she refuses to subject her
Tzipi Livni is the foreign minister - not minister of sports or science.
And the issue they can explain to her is quite straightforward: once
Yes. You can set to paper whatever your heart desires and have the most
A sovereign state with everything that goes with sovereignty.
Sure, Israel may try to impose an embargo. But the embargo only is
During the recent Lebanon war, Israel found itself announcing exceptions to
There's no telling what mess Israel would face in a similar situation in the
"[T]he conditions of the negotiations must be set in such a fashion that
It is easy to mouth the phrase "iron clad security arrangements" but anyone
It simply isn't possible to either draft an agreement or develop a set of
By Tzipi Livni's own standard a sovereign Palestinian state is simply a
Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis)
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