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Oslo Accords: Misstep on the road to Israel's liberation

(JNS) — Depending on the pundit, the Oslo Accords were at best a broken dream, at worst a deadly disaster. No one calls them a success.

Thirty years ago this month, in 1993, Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization signed the first of the Oslo Accords, a series of agreements intended to create a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Israel signed the accords believing that if the Palestinian Arabs received land in Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip, they could fulfill their desire for a state. In return, the Jews would achieve their dream—undisputed sovereignty in...

 

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