July 7, 2010 | Benny Begin
The PLO platform, as reaffirmed in the Fatah Congress in August 2009, states that their struggle will not stop until the Zionist entity is eliminated and Palestine is liberated. As a logical corollary, they refuse to accept Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The Palestinian leadership insists that negotiations now start at the point they had reached with Olmert at the end of 2008. That means they are not satisfied with what was put on the table a year ago. They want more than that
Polling the Importance of Israel’s Rights to a United Jerusalem and Defensible Borders for Likely American Voters: A Nationwide U.S. Survey
March 1, 2004 | John McLaughlin
The survey results clearly show that American voters, regardless of party affiliation, ideology, and religion, trust Israel in a peace agreement to protect the freedom of religion for all faiths and that Israel has the right to protect itself with defensible borders. Conversely, American voters don't trust the Palestinian Authority in any future agreement to protect the freedom of religion for all faiths.