Arik, None of Those Places Were Within Israel's Declared Borders. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 20.04.10 | 09:59 (IDT)

    Those you mention would have been returned under international law. Many more that you don't mention are outside Israel's declared borders, under occupation, and await the same fate. The thing is, Arik, that as Israel clings to America's leg copping a free ride on America's boot, it has become a tripping hazard. As America struggles to maintain oil hegemony in a re-surging Middle East unwilling to wait for parity, she can not afford the luxury of her spoiled child. Either Israel stands quietly aside while the big people sort through this mess, or America could stumble. Being the world's only superpower is not infinite.

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