Tag Archive for 2-state solution

Asked about 2-State solution, Netanyahu answered,  “empirically…it doesn’t work”

Prime Minster Netanyahu tells reporters in Washington: ‘We don’t want to control the Palestinians, but Israel will not give up its security and the Palestinians are not capable of rooting out violence.’

By Nitsan Keidar


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday sat down in Washington for a talk with 12 American reporters at Blair House, the official guest house of the White House.

The event was attended by reporters from the New York Times, the Washington Post and other local broadcast networks. Netanyahu refused to answer questions about Israeli politics and about his former adviser Nir Hefetz becoming a state witness. Continue Reading »

At Davos Netanyahu proposes to int’l community ‘new model’ for peace with Palestinians

With the majority of both Israelis and Arabs rejecting the ‘2-state solution,’  PM Netanyahu suggested to the World Economic Forum in Davos a ‘new model’ for peace with the Palestinians, with Israel maintaining security control of the region, but allowing the Arabs to govern themselves.
– Netanyahu asserted: ‘There’s no substitute for the US’ as mediator.’

By The Associated Press, Reuters


Israel’s prime minister is suggesting a “new model” for peace with the Palestinians that would allow them to govern themselves but maintain Israeli control over security.

Speaking at a discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Benjamin Netanyahu declined to endorse a “two-state solution” favored by the Palestinians and most of the international community. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu to Trump: ‘Palestinian state lacks practical feasibility, a waste of time’


Israel TV2news reports PM Netanyahu plans to explain to President Trump that a Palestinian state simply lacks practical feasibility, which explains Israeli readiness to negotiate vs. a consistent Palestinian refusal.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will meet tomorrow (Wednesday) for the first time with Donald Trump in his capacity of President of the United States.

Channel 2 reported that according to estimates, Netanyahu will refrain from mentioning the words “Palestinian state” and explain to the president the lack of feasibility in setting up such a state.

Netanyahu in preparatory meeting for Trump summit –  Photo: אבי אוחיון/GPO

It is believed that Netanyahu will tell the president that he is willing to negotiate with the Palestinians but there is no practical feasibility to establish a state. Continue Reading »

With Abbas the least popular in the West Bank, Hamas’ no-State Solution wins


Since Abbas’ party is deeply fragmented and his leadership undermined with most Fatah members in Gaza defecting to Hamas and the majority of West Bank Palestinians wanting him out of office, there is no functional gov’t to lead an independent Palestinian state regardless of the antisemitic support given by the US (Obama’s gov’t), the UN and the EU.

Hamas’s Fatah and the No-State Solution by Khaled Abu Toameh


During a celebration in Ramallah marking the 52nd anniversary of the founding of his Fatah faction, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas declared that 2017 will be the “year of international recognition of the State of Palestine.” Continue Reading »

Israel’s Justice Minister Seeks to Apply Israeli Law to West Bank Within a Year


Knesset Member Tzipi Livni, says justice minister, Ayelet Shaked’s proposal would create a binational state.



Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Sunday said she is pushing to have Israeli law apply to the West Bank within one year.

Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked

Shaked made the comments while being interviewed on stage at a conference in Jerusalem organized by the Legal Forum for the Land of Israel, in spite of prior vehement opposition to the idea by the Justice Ministry bureaucracy, including former attorney-general Yehuda Weinstein.

Asked about the Hok Hanormot or “Normalizing Law,” for making Israeli law apply to the West Bank, she replied, “I established a joint committee along with the Defense Ministry to work on legislation for Judea and Samaria, with essentially the purpose being that ultimately any law which was passed in the Knesset will either apply to Judea and Samaria by virtue of the legislation itself or by an order of the general [who legislates in the West Bank] or by any other manner which is considered appropriate.” Continue Reading »

MK Michael Oren has a peace plan ‘that will also take the air out of BDS’


Israel’s former ambassador to the US, MK Oren has a plan that lays the groundwork for the 2-state solution, one he believes will ‘take the air out of BDS’ and the only suggestion to be made by this gov’t to the Knesset.

By Yuval Karni


Member of Knesset (MK) Michael Oren has expressed his frustration with the government’s lack of initiative in reviving the peace process and put forth his own proposal. He’s the first coalition MK to present any type of political arrangement to the current Knesset

Every MK who spoke at the Yedioth Ahronoth conference claimed that there’s no connection between political stagnation and Israeli policy, and the boycott against Israel. Continue Reading »

Obama Sends Netanyahu a Message: ’50 Years of Occupation Must End’

Obama’s petty payback:
reports: White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said “an occupation that has lasted for almost 50 years must end.”

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The White House on Monday bluntly warned Israel that its “occupation of Palestinian land” must end, dismissing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s efforts to take back controversial campaign pledges.

Binyamin Netanyahu, Barack Obama – Photo: Kobi Gideon/GPO

The White House on Monday bluntly warned Israel that its “occupation of Palestinian land” must end, dismissing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s efforts to take back controversial campaign pledges.

In unusually tough language that underscores the fracture in relations between Washington and Israel, AFP reported, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said “an occupation that has lasted for almost 50 years must end.”

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Israel’s Defense Minister: The Palestinians Will Have Autonomy – Not Sovereignty

Defense Minister Ya’alon says a political separation between Israel & Abbas’ PA has already come about, and he calls for demilitarized autonomy for the Palestinian Authority.

By Elad Benari, Canada


The Palestinian Arabs will not have a “state” but rather an “autonomy”, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon told the Israel Hayom daily newspaper in an interview published Wednesday.

“Our efforts to create shortcuts over the last two decades — from Oslo until present day — have all failed,” he said. “We know how to live with it. It is certainly not necessary to control them. We can give them political autonomy like they have now,” said Ya’alon. Continue Reading »

Contrary to Popular Thought Israel is Not Facing Demographic Threat

From Khameini to Obama, even Netanyahu,  is using flawed data to maneuver Israel into a 2-state solution

By Israel Today Staff



From the American secretary of state to left-wing Israeli politicians to the mullahs of Iran, many subscribe to the notion that if Israel does not surrender the “West Bank” for the creation of a Palestinian state, it will be overwhelmed by an Arab population that will destroy the Jewish character of the state.

Dr. Guy Bachor – Photo courtesy

Not so, argued an Israeli expert citing such reputable sources as the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics and the CIA World Fact Book. Continue Reading »