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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 05:36 PM

Jared Kushner's Palestinian peace plan reads like a real estate developer's brochure

On June 22, Kushner—who previously worked in his family’s New York real estate development company—unveiled his proposal. Entitled “Peace to Prosperity,” it reads somewhat like a glossy brochure for a proposed building development—perhaps unsurprising given the backgrounds of Kushner and Trump.

As developers are wont to do, Kushner paints a rosy future. “Generations of Palestinians have lived under adversity and loss, but the next chapter can be defined by freedom and dignity,” the proposal states.

The plan is premised on three tenets: “Unleashing economic potential, empowering the Palestinian people, and enhancing Palestinian governance.” It’s replete with buzzwords, charts, and tables. It promises investments in private enterprise, education, health care, and government in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. It features images of happy Palestinians, with minimal mention of Israel and no discussion of the state of Palestine.

Shockingly, it contains no political solution to the problem Kushner was tasked with solving. It doesn’t address the famously difficult questions that have doomed other peace proposals, like the status of the city of Jerusalem or Palestinians’ right of return. There’s no talk of what might be done with Israeli settlements in occupied territories, nor any discussion of borders at all. What it offers is a carrot and a warning:

If implemented, Peace to Prosperity will empower the Palestinian people to build the society that they have aspired to establish for generations. With the support of the international community, this vision is within reach. Ultimately, however, the power to unlock it lies in the hands of the Palestinian people. Only through peace can the Palestinians achieve prosperity.


More at https://qz.com/1650724/kushners-palestinian-peace-plan-resembles-real-estate-brochure/amp/

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Reply Jared Kushner's Palestinian peace plan reads like a real estate developer's brochure (Original post)
UpInArms Jun 2019 OP
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dixiegrrrrl Jun 2019 #2
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Response to UpInArms (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 06:05 PM

1. Damn, Jared is a freaking genius ... I'm sure NOBODY has ever thought up that whole ...

'Let's Throw Western Money At The Problem' angle ...

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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 06:14 PM

2. I wouldn't worry about this.........,



I've read enough info. on this crime family to hear exactly all the BS in Ken's utterances.
Also am sure enough palms have been greased in hopes of carrying the scheme off.

But.... Everything Trump touches, dies

It'll be fun watching this plan shred itself.

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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 09:14 PM

3. Will there be Excellence and Best Processes?

Sounds like some of the more boring marketing or HR presentations I've had to sit through.

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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 09:41 PM

4. Where will the country club be built?

On which side of the security fence?

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