242 does state clearly that the acquisition of land by war is inadmissible. What part of Inadmissible do you not understand. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johan
    • 13.08.10 | 15:36 (IDT)

    UNSCR 242 clearly reaffirms the UN Charter principal that the acquisition of land by war is not permitted prior to its calling for Israel to withdraw from land it seized in 1967. The argument that the omission of "the" from the resolutions call for Israel to withdraw is as absurd as one claiming that a sign stating "Keep off Grass" implies that it is OK to trample on some of the grass. The UN charter principal that the acquisition of land by war is inadmissible is very clear as is the fact that they chose to reaffirm it in the UN resolution and makes it very clear that the intent of the resolution was to have Israel withdraw fully from land it occupied in 1967. The "the" argument has no more credibility than Bill Clinton's lame "definition of is" argument.

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    First published 04:50 13.08.10 | Last updated 04:50 13.08.10
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