Researches about Ukraine

Separation is not the Answer

Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 368
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Contrary to the accepted wisdom regarding the effectiveness of barriers, there is no substitute for troops on the ground and for civilian settlements that anchor a dominant presence. Israel needs a flexible, dynamic form of security in full friction with the resident populations. An Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank would therefore be ill-advised, and a Palestinian state would in any case inherently undermine Israel’s security. The best hope for both parties is coexistence within the same geographical space.
This is an edited version of an article that appeared in the Autumn 2016 issue …read more

Source: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

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