"Israel's problem is that the Palestinians know more than the Israelis about history and geography. We talk about what we know"
Is Abbas correct in his contention or has he become a victim of his own propaganda?
The answer depends on how one views Abbas's following statement to the United Nations on 26 September 2013:
"However, as representatives of the Palestinian people, we have long been aware of our responsibilities towards our people and had the necessary courage to accept a two-State solution: Palestine and Israel on the borders of 4 June 1967, establishing a Palestinian State on 22% of the land of 'historic Palestine'."
Are the 'West Bank' and Gaza in fact 22% of 'historic Palestine' or do they comprise only 5% of 'historic Palestine'?
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