#74 You stagger the mind, harzion - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 16.12.09 | 23:56 (IST)

    h: "you dispute israeli ownership of the west bank." Not even Israel claims "ownership" of the West Bank. Its claim is (and has always been) that some of the West Bank must be ceded **TO** Israel before it will end this occupation. h: ".jordan attacked us with artillery and mortar fire." Casus foederus. Look it up. Your argument is the same as claiming that Britain and France were the aggressors in 1939, because they declared war on Germany, and not vice versa. h: "we attacked and took the west bank." And that is O.C.C.U.P.A.T.I.O.N. h: "what do you dispute?" That O.C.C.U.P.A.T.I.O.N. can confer O.W.N.E.R.S.H.I.P. h: "as to the west bank being the jewish homeland.that is the belief of many jews" Maybe so, but it is ALSO used to argue that **Israel** has some valid claim to the West Bank. That is an argument that is without merit.

    from the article: Abbas to Haaretz: Peace possible in 6 months if Israel freezes all settlements
    First published 02:04 16.12.09 | Last updated 12:24 16.12.09
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