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The Sovereignity Belongs to God Option for the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif and/or the Old City: An Analysis

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An analysis of Israeli and Palestinian public opinion makes clear that it is politically impossible for either political leadership to agree to the other side having exclusive sovereignty over either the Temple/>Mount/> or the Old/> City/>/>. (See Negotiating Jerusalem/>/> (NJ), by Segal, Levy, Sa'id, and Katz). What is needed is a permanent way of dealing with sovereignty which does not require specifying that one party or the other is the exclusive sovereign.

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