A survey taken before the outbreak of fighting in 2014 by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy found that 60 percent of Palestinians say the goal of their national movement should be "to work toward reclaiming all of historic Palestine from the river to the sea" compared to just 27 percent who endorse the idea that they should work "to end the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza and achieve a two state solution."
From the river to the sea means they want ALL of Israel! What is even more ridiculous is that historic Palestine never belonged to those who call themselves Palestinians today, but did belong for thousands of years to the Jews.
Another reason they rejected a two state solution is the following: Israeli Minister Moshe Ya'alon said in April 2010 that "just as Arabs live in Israel, so, too, should Jews be able to live in Palestine." … "If we are talking about coexistence and peace, why the [Palestinian] insistence that the territory they receive be ethnically cleansed of Jews?".
So we read that two of the rejections to a two state solution is that the Palestinians don't want a Jewish state to exist at all, and if there is a two state solution, even tho 2 million Palestinians (over 20% of the population) live in the state of Israel, no Jews may live in a Palestinian state.
Israel has tried many times for peace. It has given back land for peace, left a vital infrastructure in Gaza that was never productively used but only used against them. All their offers for the past 70 years have been rejected. It's only one hand clapping.
How can the Palestinians have anything to pin their hope on when their leaders don't want a solution.
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