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Israel/Palestine

In reply to the discussion: The singe state solution. [View all]

aranthus

(3,385 posts)
9. Israel already is a secular democracy with equal rights.
Sun Jan 21, 2024, 01:07 PM
Jan 2024

This isn't a religious confilct per se, although the Arabs are driven in part by Islamist ideas. It's a national conflict between Arabs and Jews. In particular it's about the Arabs trying to deny the Jews a country.

To that end, the Arabs don't want a secular democratic state. They want a state with an Arab majority. That is what the so called "Right of Return" is about

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