Yglesias

Jordan Option

CREDIT:

There’s been some dispute on an email list a belong to about this, but here New Republic editor in chief Martin Peretz contemplates the possibility that Palestinians should “be given autonomy rather than independence” before deciding that he is “actually not sure that they are ready even for this truncated form of self-determination” and proposes that the King of Jordan just colonize the bits of the West Bank that Israel doesn’t feel like taking.