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Israeli ‘Occupation’ and the ROLV Fallacy


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There have been proposals to condition any deal that removes Israeli occupation from large swaths of the West Bank on a national referendum. The Israeli radical tenured left opposes such a referendum with hysterical jeremiads, labeling any proposal for such a referendum anti-democratic and fascist. But even Likud and most of the establishment Israeli parties are strongly opposed.

That’s because everyone, including Israel’s treasonous hard leftists, knows that a referendum on ROLV would not pass.

About the Author: Steven Plaut is a professor at the University of Haifa. He can be contacted at steveneplaut@yahoo.com.


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