Okay, here's a thread where we can please try to remain calm, and instead of bashing each other over the head, maybe make a suggestion that in our own little MDC world might work ... how to resolve the conflict between Israel and the surrounding states and the Palestinians.
A lot of considerations, remembering that the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza only started in 1967, but the fight started well before that. There are more issues than the occupation, though that is certainly mega.
To repeat: Can we please keep this civilized, ladies?
First and foremost: A two-state solution? Ie., does Israel have a right to exist, and does Palestine? Or a "binational" state/one-state solution?
And if so, why? And if not, why?'47 partition line borders,
or some post-partition cease fire line borders?
And Jerusalem ... ?????
Maybe instead of hurling invective we can brainstorm. Not that anyone will listen to us, but hey, it's at least cathartic, ain't it? edited to clarify: The "twice promised" of the thread title refers not to anything biblical, but to the Zionist and Arab claims that the British promised an independent state to each ...
And mahdokht, I'm getting pretty hormonal right with you ... wishing you a peaceful & powerful birth ...