The Fallacy of a Two-State Solution

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Jerusalem, September 15, 2010.

The astronomical differences between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 2011 congressional speech and President Mahmoud Abbas’s 2011 UN speech, should be jarring to no one. The unrealistic commitment to the two-state solution is emblematic of Netanyahu’s aspirations of Judea and Samaria. While Netanyahu offers lip service in front of the American Congress, the real value of the two-state solution is to distract the outside…