The Arabs controlled all of the territory up to the '67 lines, Israel was a tempting 10 miles wide in its most populated region, and the Arabs launched a coordinated multi-national war to push the Jews those last few miles into the sea. The Jews survived and re-gained control of the territories occupied by the Arabs in 1948. I agree with Netanyahu -- capitulation to maximalist Arab demands now is unjust, immoral, and spells disaster for the tiny sliver of a state that will remain for the Jews.
First refugees travelling on Hungarian bus arrive at Austrian border (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu to AIPAC: Israel cannot return to 'indefensible' 1967 lines