John Kerry: “Polls of Israelis and Palestinians show there is still strong support for the two-state solution.” This and similar claims prompted my Shalem College colleague, Daniel Polisar, to take a hard look at those Palestinian polls. And what did he find? “When asked to choose among three options—two states, a unitary state giving equal rights to Palestinians and Israelis, and a Palestinian state from the river to the sea—the lion’s share of Palestinian respondents during the past dozen years have chosen the maximalist goal, generally by a wide margin.”
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