Defending Palestinian Human Rights, the Key to a Just Peace
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are meeting in the latest chapter of the decades-long saga of on-again, off-again peace talks. With no leaks, and even less optimism, there is no shortage of speculation as to how the talks are going or whether any agreement is even possible.
Here in the US, supporters of the Palestinians are engaged in a sometimes heated but rather pointless debate as to what the "deal" should include or whether no deal is the best outcome -- since that, it is projected, might lead inevitably to a one-state solution. This entire discussion is not only unedifying, it is a waste of energy and a cop-out.
This is not to say that the outcome doesn't matter. Rather it is an acknowledgment of the fact that the ultimate resolution of the conflict won't be impacted by the our debates. Instead of exhausting ourselves arguing about what we can't control, we should be focused on what we can do to shine a light on the daily injustices visited upon Palestinians and mobilizi
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