Denial of Palestinian rights is the real roadblock to peace

Ted Lapkin's claim that Palestinian national identity is a roadblock to peace is a disingenuous attempt to justify the brutal reality Israel imposes on Palestinians every day.

Lapkin asserts Palestinian nationalism evolved in the 1920s as a negative reaction to Zionism, making attempts at reconciliation "impossible" as it would negate "the central pillar" of the Palestinian existence.

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