A read writes:
Ehud Barak did not break the "apartheid rhetorical barrier" concerning Israel and the Territories. At the end of the 2007 Annapolis conference, then-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said the following:
"If the day comes when the two-state solution collapses, and we face a South African-style struggle for equal voting rights (also for the Palestinians in the territories), then, as soon as that happens, the State of Israel is finished...The Jewish organizations, which were our power base in America, will be the first to come out against us, because they will say they cannot support a state that does not support democracy and equal voting rights for all its residents." (Benn, Aluf; David Landau; Barak Ravid; Shmuel Rosner. “Olmert to Haaretz: Two-state solution, or Israel is done for.” Haaretz [Tel Aviv] 29 Nov 2007.)
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