The West Bank Story, Part III

Continuing the development/story of the West Bank …. Israel and Palestine! History …. Part 3

Gronda Morin

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On 12/28/16, the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned that support of settlements in the West Bank by the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would undermine any hope of a two state solution to resolve its decades-long conflict with the Palestinians. This policy of a two state solution which has been in effect for over 50 years, was what prompted the U.S. to support the recent censure of Israel by the United Nations for its continuing to build settlements in the West Bank. Shortly after Secretary Kerry’s speech, the republican President-elect Donald Trump tweeted that he would no longer allow Israel to be treated with disdain.

In short, the U.S. policy of a two state solution is a result of the U.N. Resolution 242 which was established after the 1967 Six Day War. Below is a copy of the resolution, followed up by the points of view regarding the West Bank…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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