Apartheid is not peace


The separation wall in Israel-Palestine. (photo: Issam Rimawi / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images)

The goal of Israel and the US is not to end the occupation or secure equal rights for all citizens of a single democratic state. Their preferred option is apartheid.

By Saeb Erekat | Project Syndicate | Feb 12, 2019

The US and Israeli governments may truly believe they are fulfilling a divine prophecy by denying the Palestinian people their rights, or they may merely be appeasing the extremists among their electorates. Either way, they fail to address what the endgame looks like, perhaps because they know the world will not accept it.

Since December 6, 2017, US President Donald Trump’s administration has recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, closed the Palestinian mission in Washington, DC, moved the US embassy to Jerusalem, and defunded humanitarian support provided by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA)…

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