Arab leaders at the time declined a peace agreement, however, Egypt would eventually negotiate the return of the Sinai Peninsula in exchange for full diplomatic recognition of Israel.
They later removed the barriers, but then protests escalated over the threatened eviction of dozens of Palestinian families from the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah.
World leaders can avert their gaze, and Israel can go about its business as if it were not carrying out an intolerable, indefensible military occupation just across the Green Line.
No violence leads to lasting peace and stability.
Explosions rocked Gaza City from north to south as Israeli fighter jets hit homes, clinics and government buildings.
Blinken also said he has not seen any Israeli evidence of Hamas operating in the Gaza building that housed residences, offices and media organisations — including Al Jazeera — that Israel hit on Saturday.