Malaeka Bader

Malaeka Bader

Studying Political Science and International Development at Mcgill University, she pursued theatre and debating prior to and in college. She is interested in foreign policy and national security. She tweets @Malaeka_Khan (twitter.com/Malaeka_Khan)

Palestine cannot agree to a Jewish state

For months, US Secretary of State John Kerry had been involved in the strenuous task of achieving the famous ‘Two State Solution’. This meant the co-existence of a Jewish democratic state alongside a Palestinian state, with Jerusalem being the shared capital between the two. Unfortunately, and quite predictably, this project exceeded its announced deadline, and we were left with another stalemate of a situation with no end to the hostilities and a severe political deadlock. One of the fundamental demands by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) outright rejected ...

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