#34 johnboy gaza was temporay - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • duncan
    • 04.09.07 | 23:08 (IDT)

    : "as to your point. half the settlers did not go for ideological reasons but for economic." A distinction without a difference. ... the differnce is that they did not go there to settle for eternity, and would be prepared to move if a better opportunity arose. Hence temporary. hence legal. gaza a different case but also temporary, so how can you argue that the gaza settelments were illegal. besides even on west bank settlements are leased rather than sold, as opposed to israel proper where the land is oened outright. so although long term not permanent hence legal. duncan

    from the article: Failed marks in comprehension
    First published 00:00 27.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.08.07
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