The One-State Solution and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Palestinian Challenges and Prospects

Farsakh, Leila
January 2011
Middle East Journal;Winter2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p55
Academic Journal
As the Israeli-Palestinian peace process continues to stalemate, voices calling for an inclusive single state in Israel/Palestine as an alternative to the two-state solution have grown louder. This article reviews the Palestinian debate around the one-state solution and analyzes the challenges its advocates face in generating political support, central among which is the difficulty of redefining the Palestinian cause in terms of a struggle for equal political rights within a single polity rather than in terms of a struggle for a separate state.


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