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    • zionist forever
    • 25.04.10 | 17:07 (IDT)

    1) In 1948/49 the jews were expelled from their homes in arab lands. 2) Yes Israel forbids traveling to hostile entities without permission ( settlers live in an area Israeli controls ) If an Israeli wanted to visit Lebanon, Syria or Iran then they would need a permit from the Israeli government. 3) In 1967 war was inevnitable it came down to who is going to fire the first shot. Egypt at that time was the regional superpower and it had coalition partners. If Israel sat back and played the goodguy waited for them to shoot first there might not be an Israel. Its because Israel pre empted that it was able to wipe out the enemy air forces making their ground forces had no air cover and so their ground troops were easy picking. 4) Israel did everything possible to avoid war with Jordan & told King Hussain stay out the war we leave Jordan alone even when IDF troops were at the gate of the Old City they were willing to halt but Hussain had comited his troops to Nasser so he had to join.

    from the article: Abbas urges Obama to impose Mideast peace solution
    First published 11:47 24.04.10 | Last updated 22:38 24.04.10
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