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AIPAC and Dubious Calls for Peace

May 8, 2009

At the annual AIPAC conference, Vice President Joe Biden and Israel’s new Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded superficially like they were reading from the same page regarding Middle East peace, but Netanyahu’s new hard-line government continues to add obstacles to a two-state solution.

Speaking by satellite to the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, Netanyahu reiterated one of his new conditions before a final peace settlement could be reached with the Palestinians, that they must go beyond recognizing Israel’s right to exist and accept Israel as a “Jewish state.”

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Palestinian spokesmen have resisted making the "Jewish state" concession because they feel it could undermine the status of Arabs living in Israel. The Palestinians also complain that – even as Netanyahu makes sounds about desiring peace – Israel is pressing ahead with settlements in Palestinian areas of Jerusalem and the West Bank. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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