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What will it take for US to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks?

Any negotiations over an Israeli unity government must include a demand by the Zionist Camp for a clear path leading to negotiations, based on the 1967 lines, with stringent security measures and at least a qualified acceptance of the Saudi initiative.
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This moment — with what is currently happening in Israel and the West Bank — is an opportune time for the US administration to get re-involved in favor of a viable peace process leading to a two-state solution. Actually, the volatile situation on the ground calls for it. Violence has become the daily law of the land, primarily in East Jerusalem.

Washington is aware of this; officials dealing with the Middle East are torn between two views: One believes that there is no chance to succeed in bringing the Netanyahu and Abbas governments together for any kind of political progress on a permanent status agreement, while the other says that without any movement toward a two-state solution, the current violence may deteriorate into a full intifada, or even worse.

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