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Why does the US insist on a two-state solution despite both parties being uninterested?

There is ample evidence suggesting that that both Palestine and Israel are opposed to a two-state solution. Despite this, the US is insisting on the need for a two-state solution to the conflict, ...
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How high is support for Palestinian national independence? [closed]

A user of this community (whom I do not name to respect the Politics SE policies) says in comments to another question: I am one of the few here who support the Palestinian right to self-...
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Why is Catalonia not a free country? [closed]

It's non-controversial that Russia should not attack Ukraine. Holding it hostage is imperialistic, and clearly illegal, so that even UN admits Russia is criminal now. However, Catalonia also has good ...
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Legal basis for self-determination vs. territorial integrity

There are many examples where self-determination means secession of a territory from a state, typically opposed by the latter. The most obvious recent example are the eastern regions of the Ukraine, ...
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