Tag: Arafat’s Legacy
The Palestinian Refugees on the Day After “Independence”
December 1, 2010 | Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan D. Halevi
According to the Palestinian consensus, non-implementation of the right of return will leave open the gates of the conflict with Israel. This implies justification for the continued armed struggle against Israel even following the establishment of a Palestinian state. Furthermore, the Arab Peace Initiative does not envision the Palestinian refugees being resettled in a West Bank and Gaza Palestinian state.