Even if by some miracle the Palestinians are compelled to change their tune and accept US President Donald Trump’s comprehensive “Peace to Prosperity” deal, it won’t result in genuine peace.
Sure, the detailed proposal addresses the problem of ongoing Palestinian incitement against Israel and the Jews, and the failure to education their population for peaceful coexistence.
What the so-called “deal of the century” fails to do is recognize that this is a foundational step that must be fully completed before anything else is done. Unfortunately, the fast-paced nature of international politics and diplomacy all but precludes the decades-long process that is now, after 20 years of intense anti-Israel incitement, necessary to prepare the soil of Palestinian Arab society for the seeds of peace.
True peace lies in the heart, not on paper
Many pieces of paper headlined “Peace Agreement” have been signed, and many more will be in the future. But on the ground, there will be no peace.
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