#7: no illegal occupation of territories - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Paul Freedman
    • 23.01.07 | 18:09 (IST)

    It gets tiresome I know but there are good legal arguments that the preemptive 67 war across not political but demarcation lines was not a tripwire of "illegal occupation"--particularly as the Jewish population across the Green line had itself been "ethnically cleansed" westward. In any event there is no connection between Israeli control of West Bank territories, at least implicitly if conditionally accepted by Palestinians in Oslo (but who remembers), and Katsav's alleged inabity to keep his willy in his trousers. This is an apples and oranges (or apples and betziim) comparison. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

    from the article: President, lawyers: 'Slim chance' Mazuz will waver
    First published 00:00 23.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 23.01.07
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