Poll: Israelis oppose two state solution
Beware of all polls of course, few things are easier to manipulate while at the same time exuding an aura of veracity and definiteness, but the one reported below is difficult to ignore. Despite the considerable error margin of 4.5 %, the split between support for (32 %) and opposition to (51 %) the two state solution is very significant. It's also hard to see how this result doesn't tie in with the overwhelming and almost constant support for the war in
On Feb. 10,
Following the election, David Makovsky—director of the Washington Institute’s Project on the Middle East Peace Process—commented on the way a new government would deal with current situation, saying, "Livni deeply believes that a two-state solution is in Israel’s national interest based on the democratic threats of holding onto the West Bank. You don’t sense that with Bibi [Netanyahu]."
In light of the experience with disengagement, the Second Lebanon War and the war against Hamas in
Source: Maagar Mochot / Channel 2
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,894 Israeli adults, conducted on Feb. 2 and Feb. 3, 2009. Margin of error is 4.5 per cent.