#9, vHardman - history is clear & 1922 mandate is irrelevant - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Don Boston
    • 16.11.09 | 19:37 (IST)

    History is clear. Israel was legally created by... UN and world recognition of Israel, combined with res 242 and other UN resolutions tha are the only active, legitimate international law relating to Israel. Israel was not created by Balfour, San Remo or the so-called 1922 mandate. It was created by Zionist forces that conquered land and obtained recgnition by the US, UN and others. Israel in no way existed in 1920 or 1922. All these never-consummated, never really relevant "mandates" are absolutely irrelevant. What is your obsession with colonial mandates? They mean nothing. If Ben Gurion and company had stayed home, Israel would never have existed. Do you know of any other human being that buys this 1922 mandate foolishness? Can you even point out any references to it in real international law, passed by the UN or signed by all affected parties??? You shouldnt be calling anyone a buffoon. It is you that ignores real, enforceable international law

    from the article: Palestinians under world pressure not to declare state unilaterally
    First published 08:24 16.11.09 | Last updated 08:28 17.11.09
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