Arab Israelis Want to Live in Israel, Not Palestine

While the response to the rollout of the U.S. peace plan has been muted in Gaza and the West Bank, many Arab Israelis have protested against, or otherwise expressed dissatisfaction with, one particular provision which would shift an area known as “the Triangle” to Palestinian control. With a total population of about 250,000, the Triangle contains several Arab villages that have been under Israeli control since the 1949 armistice. According to the White House proposal, the Triangle would be exchanged for Jewish-populated territory in the West Bank. But, writes Khaled Abu Toameh, the residents of the Triangle would prefer to live in Israel:

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More about: Gaza Strip, Israeli Arabs, Palestinian Authority, Trump Peace Plan, Two-State Solution

 

Most Palestinians Reject Both the Two-State Solution and the Creation of a Binational State

Feb. 28 2020

Drawing on recent surveys of Palestinian public opinion in both Gaza and the West Bank, David Pollock notes the gap between the opinions generally attributed to Palestinians and what they actually tell pollsters:

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More about: Palestinian public opinion, Palestinians, Two-State Solution