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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 16.11.09 | 10:21 (IST)

    Israel never "disputed" the land before the conquest of 1967. In 1948, Israel never claimed the land in the West Bank. In 1949, it didn't either. The whole "disputed territories" is a fantasy made up after the 67 6-day battle and the start of the settlement enterprise. Israel even recognizes that it is seizing private property by its court actions about Homesh and the laws it passed requiring rent for private properties taken by the IDF in the territories. Someday, the government may even obey its own laws and pay the back rent due. You seem to fear Palestinians doing what Israelis did in 1948.

    from the article: Would Israel accept a state-and-a-half solution?
    First published 02:07 16.11.09 | Last updated 15:42 16.11.09
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