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- v. Present participle of cantonize.
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In the meanwhile, Israel scrapped Oslo and tried a new approach - cantonizing Gaza and the West Bank to crush organized resistance and dissolve Palestinian nationalism.
Arad and those who support Sharon's policies seem not to understand, or not to care, that it is precisely South Africa's "disengagement" that defined its racist regime, and that disengagement will produce a similar result for Israel if it persists in following the South African model by holding on to much of the West Bank and "cantonizing" the remainder.
The Israeli approach to the Palestinian challenge is based on isolating Gaza and cantonizing the West Bank, leaving the settlement blocs intact, and appropriating the whole of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.