- An Israeli withdrawal to the 1967 lines, with slight alterations that are to be mutually agreed upon.
- Compensation for Palestinian refugees in lieu of exercising the right of return to pre-1948 Israel.
- Jerusalem as a "real home" to two capitals.
- A demilitarized Palestinian state.In order to allay Israel's security concerns over handing over territory to a Palestinian government that is incapable of combating terrorism, the two former national security advisers recommend stationing an international force, perhaps that of NATO, for peacekeeping purposes, securing Israel, and training Palestinian forces.
The former NSC chiefs - who represent a wide, bipartisan consensus by dint of their service to Democratic and Republican presidents - praise President Bush's peace efforts over the last year and call upon Obama to lend "priority attention" to the Israeli-Arab peace process. Even though they do not name names, one can clearly notice an effort to influence on the election results in Israel so as to favor moderate candidates - Tzipi Livni and Ehud Barak - over Benjamin Netanyahu.
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