“Solutionists the world over won’t let this one go. That includes one Barack Obama, who two days after his inauguration appointed a presidential envoy to work the problem. Should he gain a second term, the president won’t be able to resist playing the peacemaker (how serious or successful he’ll be is another matter). So, solutionists and peace processors everywhere: Don’t despair. The peace process is like rock and roll — it’s never going to die. And it will be back. And when it does return, standing at the center of it all will be the much maligned, much hoped for, and much overpromised two-state solution.”
The two-state solution continues to remain the basis for negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians; many have criticised it and support other potential solutions but the situation both in Israel and in Palestine support the two-state solution.
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