#119 Paul Harris and his almost seamless switcheroo - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 16.02.07 | 10:23 (IST)

    It starts with this: "1948 JORDAN / BRITAIN INVADED THE TERRITORY OF THE MANDATE AND UNLAWFULLY OCCUPIED IT FOR 19 YEARS" - agreed, Jordan illegally occupied the land that was formally the British Mandate for Palestine. Spot on, Paul. Well Done. But then you seamlessly move on to this: "1967 ISRAEL RECAPTURED ITS OWN TERRITORY" - WHOAH! That *is* quite a leap, Paul; From "British Mandate for Palestine" to "the unilaterally declared State of Israel" in one enormous jump, hoping that no-one notices the switcheroo. So tell me, Paul, when - exactly - did the unilaterally declared state of Israel EVER have sovereignty over the West Bank prior to seizing it in the Six Day War?

    from the article: The hot-air summit
    First published 00:00 15.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 15.02.07
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