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Table 18 Summary of Assigned Priorities (Palestinian Perspective) for Principle 3

From: A structured scientific solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict: the analytic hierarchy process approach

Palestinian benefits from Israeli concessions Priorities I1 I2 I3
Fulfill our national aspiration and dignity 0.2989 1 1 1
Enforcing the Palestinian national identity 0.4114 1 1 1
Free worship of the three monotheistic religions 0.0901 1 0.9 1
Social benefit by preserving the social fabric 0.0679 0.9 0.9 0.9
Economic benefit by developing the tourism industry and other aspects of life in the city 0.1317 1 1 0.9
  0.9932 0.9842 0.98
Palestinian costs from Palestinian concessions Priorities P1 P2  
Political costs by accepting compromise within the land swap approach on parts of the city where Israeli settlements exist 0.125 0.5 0.5  
Limiting the potential urban, economic and social development of the city arising from the existence of Israeli settlements interlocked within the Palestinian capital 0.875 1 0.5  
  0.9375 0.5  
Palestinian perceptions of Israeli benefits from Palestinian concessions Priorities P1 P2  
Accepting the global recognition of Jerusalem (in its new borders) as the Capital of Israel 0.5039 0.9 0.9  
Increasing international and regional support for Israel 0.065 0.9 0.75  
Transfer of full governmental and municipal responsibility for the Palestinian residents of Eastern Jerusalem, while sharing social costs 0.0352 0.9 0.9  
Security 0.114 0.9 0.75  
Receiving international legitimization to the Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem 0.2616 0.9 0.75  
Strengthen Israeli democracy 0.0204 0.5 0.5  
  0.8919 0.8258  
Palestinian perceptions of Israeli costs from Israeli concessions Priorities I1 I2 I3
Hurting the feelings of the global Jewish people by conceding on the right of Jews to live everywhere in Jerusalem 0.2561 0.9 0.9 0.5
Increasing potential friction due to the dual management of the city, increasing inefficiencies 0.2519 0.75 0.5 0.5
Hindering the ability to effectively zone and plan super-infrastructure inside and around Jerusalem 0.2046 0.75 0.75 0.75
Loss of security control 0.1642 0.25 0.25 0.5
Loss of demographic control 0.1233 0.01 0.01 0.01
   0.6151 0.5521 0.4908
Israeli actions     
I1. Rescind all legal and administrative measures and orders legislated by Israel since 1967     
I2. Preserve and respect the status quo of the holy places in the city as decreed and accepted by the Ottomans and the international community in 1856.     
I3. Demolish the separation wall around the city erected by Israel