...because it was never their dream - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Darlene Wallach
    • 01.12.09 | 22:47 (IST)

    Nationalism was imposed in 1964 by Nasser and the Arab League on a sub-group of Arabs along with the sub-identity of "Palestinian." Then, the same Arab nations pressured the U.N. into a permanaent welfare arrangment called "UNRWA",denied the Palestinians re-settlement, and imposed a destructive artifical nationalism on them and the fantasy of an "eternallyh inheritable right of return that passes from generation to generation." But for the manipulations of the Palestinians by the Arab states,there would be no "refugee problem." It was a problem created by design. Simply, a "Palestinan State" was never their dream, it was a dream imposed on them.

    from the article: Moshe Arens / Palestinian dream of statehood further away than ever
    First published 02:32 01.12.09 | Last updated 04:01 01.12.09
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