By Eugene V. Rostow.. in The New Republic (October 21, 1991) Eugene V. Rostow was a Distinguished Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace. He was a professor of law at yale and one of the people who drafted UN resolution 242 concerning the Middle East. Copyright 1991. The New Republic Inc.
Note: The following article by Professor Rostow was written just before a conference was supposed to take place. At the time that Rostow made his remarks, in 1991, the PLO was still in Tunis and there was no Palestinian Authority. The primary question at that time had to do with what to do between Jordan and Israel. But the points that he made were valid then and are valid now concerning the Jewish settlements. (more…)