Tag Archives: 1967 borders

Reclaim the language, reclaim the land

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has come up with a novel idea to solve the “land for peace” conundrum that has has been holding up any kind of peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. His theory – and this … Continue reading

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Over 1000 legal experts say the EU has no right to determine Israel’s borders

Further to the outrageous new EU directive decreeing that there should be no dealings with any Israeli institutions, operations or projects over the pre-1967 lines – aka the 1949 Armistice Lines – a petition organized by Israel’s former Ambassador to … Continue reading

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Where did the idea of “land swaps” come from?

We seem to take for granted nowadays that any future peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians will consist of some combination of a return by Israel to the 1967 borders – which are actually the 1949 armistice lines – … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s diplomatic slap-down of Obama

On Friday Bibi delivered what is, in my humble opinion, a beautifully diplomatic slap-down to Obama’s Middle East policy speech from Thursday. (h/t CifWatch, TCKT) Netanyahu’s response, together with the negative and disapproving reaction of top Jewish American leaders, will hopefully … Continue reading

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