The Federation Plan

Halkin, Hillel
June 2009
Commentary;Jun2009, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p30
The article presents a proposal to create an Israeli-Palestinian federation rather than work to develop separate Israeli and Palestinian states. It discusses establishing a demilitarized Palestinian state, allowing Palestinians and Israelis to live within a unified border while maintaining two states, and the normalization of relationships between the two populations. Particular focus is given to reasons why a two-state system would fail.


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