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Bringing back Arab refugees to their homes from 1948
There is an illusion, that the Saudi Initiative is based on the Israel’s withdrawal to the 1967 lines. The following article, written one week after the Saudi Initiative was spawned, clarifies that the Saudi Initiative is based on flooding Israel with 4 million arab refugess and their descendents.
In this article published in the Israeli daily Ha’aretz, Professor Itamar Rabinovich – president of Tel-Aviv University, former Israeli ambassador to the United States (1993-96), chief Israeli negotiator with Syria during the premiership of Yitzhak Rabin, a prominent figure of the Israeli peace camp, and renown expert on the history of the Middle East – explains the advantages – and drawbacks – of the Saudi initiative.