The Palestinian Buyout Plan Gains Steam

A buyout plan for Palestinians is resurfacing again.  Moishe Feiglin, a right-wing Zionist  in Israel, has suggested buying out the Palestinians for $500,000 per individual if they would leave voluntarily. Likud Knesset Member candidate Moshe Feiglin, indicted for trying to prostate himself in prayer on the Temple Mount, wants to pay each Palestinian Authority Arab $500,000 to leave Israel. Mr. Feiglin is no weeping liberal.  He has opposed the Oslo process from day one.  His acts of civil disobedience against the peace process have resulted in prison time.  Feiglin is a Zionist hardliner.  Israel wants Judea and Samaria -- what the world calls the West Bank -- since it is the biblical heartland, and Israel needs the area for security besides.  Understandably, Israel does not want to absorb its Arabs for demographic reasons -- but maintaining any population under military control is not sustainable.  It will produce nothing but...(Read Full Article)