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The Two-State, Two-Economy Solution

It has long been clear that the creation of an independent Palestinian state requires a viable Palestinian economy.

Yet that condition is impossible to meet amid the archipelago of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the eco-demographic strangulation of East Jerusalem, and now the destruction of Gaza.

  • Raja Khalidi
  • Project Syndicate

RAMALLAH – For some people, the bloody war in Gaza may have shattered the 35-year-old consensus that the only feasible solution to the region’s troubles is to have two states, Israel and Palestine, living peaceably side by side.

Yet others suggest that the horrors we have witnessed since October 7 could augur the…

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