Do Palestinians Want a Two-State Solution?

Western statesmen and politicians have long asserted that the two-state solution commands majority support on the ground. Most Palestinians say otherwise.

Palestinian boys playing soccer in the West Bank city of Hebron. Chris McGrath/Getty Images.
Palestinian boys playing soccer in the West Bank city of Hebron. Chris McGrath/Getty Images.
Essay
April 3 2017
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Daniel Polisar is the executive vice-president and a member of the faculty at Shalem College in Jerusalem.


Last December, while defending the Obama administration’s decision to allow passage of a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel’s settlement policy, outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry laid out the options facing Israelis and Palestinians:

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