"You can change the facts on the ground,but you cannot change history." The last time Israel possessed the West Bank was prior to the Assyrian conquest in 722 BCE. That was 2732 years ago. Today Israel tries with all its might to change the facts on the ground, a futile enterprise at best, since, as you say, you cannot change history. Here's hoping the Israeli government will take your remark to heart. But I don;t think they will.
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from the article: Olmert's negotiator: Full Mideast peace impossible