Noam Chomsky

Fateful Triangle

There is no more reason to expect Palestinians to accept the 'legitimacy' of Israel--that is 'the legitimacy' of their dispossession from their homes--than there is for Israel to accept the 'legitimacy' of Syria under Alawite tyranny, or for Mexico to accept the 'legitimacy' of the United States, which stole much off its land, etc. 382

If someone were to take over your home, then offer you a few rooms in a "fair compromise," you might not be overwhelmed by this generosity, even if he were homeless, destitute, and persecuted. 92