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    • zionist forever
    • 06.12.09 | 13:52 (IST)

    How exactly can the UN govern a city? Will the UN collect municipal taxes and decide how that money should be spent? Will the UN arrange for the garbage to be collected? Will the UN arrange for the building and running of schools and hospitals Would the UN arrange building projects like the Strings bridge of the light rail? Will the UN run the police? Will the UN sort out the busses? When a business wants to set up in Jerusalem are they going to have to deal with the UN? When the haredi protest over intel plants or car parks being open on Saturday will the UN deal with it? The Western Wall plaza was built by demolishing the Mugrab quarter would the UN do that? In the modern world a city can only be governed by an independent state organizations like the UN which don't work at the best of times cannot run a city. The UN doesn't function properly at the best of times having them run Jerusalem, companies like intel would all start leaving they want to deal with the UN.

    from the article: Israel should give up Jerusalem as its capital
    First published 01:11 06.12.09 | Last updated 09:13 06.12.09
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