January 24, 2012 | 11:47 am
Posted by Orit Arfa
I admit my heart skipped a positive beat when I read this story by blogger Mitchell Plitnick reporting that the Republican National Committee adopted a resolution this month supporting the “one-state solution,” which would naturally include the annexing of Judea and Samaria by Israel. It starts with the words:
Be it further resolved, that the members of this body support Israel in their natural and God-given right of self-governance and self-defense upon their own lands, recognizing that Israel is neither an attacking force nor an occupier of the lands of others; and that peace can be afforded the region only through a united Israel governed under one law for all people.
This was too good to be true! What a death knell to the dangerous lie of the two-state “solution,” a subject we at the ZOA have discussed at length as we explore and consider alternatives to the two-state disaster, with annexation a very plausible one.
But as I researched further, I learned from a post on BuzzFeed that the resolution doesn’t reflect the Republican Party platform which still remains in support of “the vision of two democratic states living in peace and security.”
But I assume before the GOP supports annexation, the grand ol’ Israeli government would have to renounce the two-state disaster first. I’m waiting….
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