1949 armistice - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Gene Warech
    • 14.03.07 | 22:38 (IST)

    With all the propaganda of a 1967 border, please note that this border (so sacred, was it uttereth by some god from mecca?) is the 1949 armistice line with the invading, and substantially defeated, Jordan and Egypt. The Arab invader claimed at the time that the war was not over, that there will be no peace, no Israel, no (so to speak) Jewish pigs and apes in the land. Although Egypt and Jordan eventually, after several more thawarted invasions, made a peace treay with Israel, and gave up their claims to administrative control (Egypt in Gaza) and annexation (Jordan in the west bank) there is still no peace treaty defining borders. Just Israel's desire for two states and Hamas' desire to annihilate Israel and exterminate all Jews.

    from the article: Peace Now: 32% of land held for settlements is private Palestinian property
    First published 00:00 14.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 14.03.07
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