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Table 27 Palestinian benefits, costs, perceived benefits and perceived costs for Principle 7

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

Palestinian benefits from Israeli concessions Priorities I1 I2 I3 I4 I5 I6     
Israeli acknowledgement of its responsibility for the Palestinian refugee problem 0.3099 0.663 0.438 0.338 0.75 0.725 0.925     
End of suffering of the Palestinian people 0.1067 0.725 0.788 0.725 0.9 0.862 0.862     
End of conflict 0.0396 0 0 0 0 0 0     
Protecting, maintaining and enhancing the Palestinian social fabric 0.0909 0.7 0.725 0.688 0.788 0.663 0.862     
Retaining Palestinian control over their destiny 0.2104 0.563 0.725 0.788 0.688 0.5 0.725     
Enabling the Palestinian people to have its share of regional development projects 0.0312 0 0 0 0 0 0     
Rehabilitating and integrating the refugees into the Palestinian society and elsewhere 0.1134 0.438 0.788 0.825 0.763 0.888 0.913     
Peace and stability in the region 0.0511 0.725 0.788 0.888 0.825 0.888 0.862     
Contributing to the welfare of the host countries 0.0133 0 0 0 0 0 0     
Create a climate of mutual cooperation and normalization with Israel 0.0336 0 0 0 0 0 0     
  0.5513 0.5675 0.549 0.6733 0.6281 0.7571     
Palestinian costs from Palestinian concessions Priorities P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10
Failure to resolve the refugee problem 0.0788 1 1 0 1 0 0.9 0.9 1 1 0
Undermining any other option for resolving the refugee problem 0.3502 0.9 1 0.9 1 0.75 0.9 1 0.9 0 0.9
Palestinian refugees considered as immigrants to Israel and not as people who have the right of return 0.1763 1 1 1 1 0.9 1 1 1 1 0.9
Denial of the Palestinian right to participate in the decision making for resolving the refugee problem 0.3072 1 0.9 0.9 1 0.9 0.75 1 0.9 1 0.9
Dissolving UNRWA before the final resolution of the refugee problem and ending the status of the refugees as refugees 0.0281 1 0.75 0.75 1 0.75 0.75 0.9 0.75 1 0.9
Exacerbation of the suffering of the refugees as a result of dissolving UNRWA before the final settlement of the claims 0.0449 1 1 0.9 1 0.75 0.9 0.9 0.9 1 0.75
Potential for not implementing the agreement 0.0144 1 1 0.9 1 0.9 0.9 1 0.9 1 0.9
  0.965 0.9623 0.843 1 0.7656 0.8673 1 0.92 1 0.82
Palestinian perceived Israeli benefits from Palestinian concessions Priorities P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10
Preservation of the Jewish and democratic nature of Israel 0.6802 0.1 1 0.75 0.9 0.9 0.9 1 0.9 0 1
Compensation for Jews from Arab lands/recognition as refugee 0.0322 0 0.25 0.25 0.1 0.1 0.1 0 0.9 0 0
Starting reconciliation process with the Palestinian people 0.0925 0.25 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.75 0.75 0.1 0.5 0 0.75
International recognition of the finality of the refugee problem 0.1951 0.25 0.25 0.75 0.75 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.9 0 0.75
  0.1399 0.7832 0.711 0.808 0.8603 0.8603 0.8 0.86 0 0.9
Palestinian perceived Israeli costs from Israeli concessions Priorities I1 I2 I3 I4 I5 I6     
Destroying the Jewish character of the State of Israel 0.3498 0.75 0.25 0 0 0 0     
Destruction of towns and villages of Israel and resettlement of millions of Israelis 0.0324 0.75 0 0 0 0 0     
Creating new imminent friction between Israelis and Palestinians 0.0446 0.75 0.1 0 0.1 0 0     
Political 0.1433 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.25 0.75     
To remain open to Palestinian claims 0.2069 0.9 0.5 0 0.25 0.75 0.1     
Israel taking responsibility for the creation of the Palestinian refugee issue 0.2229 0.9 0 0.5 0.75 0.25 0.1     
  0.836 0.2097 0.126 0.295 0.2467 0.1505