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Israel-Palestine: The Question of Geography Politique étrangère, Vol. 89, No. 2, Summer 2024

The attacks on October 7, 2023, and the Israeli retaliation against Gaza have dramatically highlighted the continued absence of a solution to enable the coexistence of two peoples in the same territory. Both sides reject the idea of a single state. But the geography of Israeli colonization makes the territorial inscription of a Palestinian state almost impossible. The exception would be if Israel, possibly under international pressure, made drastic changes to its colonial settlements in the West Bank.

Michel Foucher is a geograph and diplomat. His next book wil be published in August 2024: Conseiller le prince. À la lumière de la géographie politique, Paris: Éditions de l'Aube.

Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 89, No. 2, Summer 2024.

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