"Judea and Samaria represent part of the Mandate land promised to the Jews." Joseph E. is confusing the promise to Abraham with the decision of the UN and calling it the Mandate. The border line of Israel was set by the UN, not by the Mandate. And that border line was the Green Line. The moment Israeli forces crossed that line, they became occupiers of the West Bank. Joseph E. should take this up with the Justices of the High Court of Israel who have unanimously ruled that Israel is the "belligerent occupier" of the West Bank.
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