It's up to the United States to prevent what increasingly seems like an inevitable outcome.
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The Israelis and Palestinians can agree on most of a final status agreement. What's holding them back is more than just settlements and incitements to violence.
It might be time to shift our focus from trying to create a two-state solution to trying to secure the basic rights and improve the welfare of the Palestinians.
The controversy over President Obama’s “Iran Deal” concerning nuclear weapons during the spring and summer of 2015 intersects with ongoing debates over Israeli settlers, disputed territories, Palestinians, Gaza, the West Bank, and the “two state” solution.
Far from being a panacea or an “easier” alternative to the two-state solution, building a confederation might pose even a greater challenge.