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Yes, Olmert didn't accept (in fact rejected) the principle of land-swaps of equal size and value.

The key point about the Olmert offer is that it retains the settlement blocs, which makes a Palestinian state nonviable. Olmert's offer is just a minor variation on Israel's standard rejectionist position: see the maps and explanation provided here.

The Heathlander

by heathlander on Mon Nov 14th, 2011 at 07:47:23 PM EST
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