Big Mistake - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Daniel
    • 17.02.13 | 08:06 (IST)

    The whole article is based on one big mistake. The "West Bank" was not a sovereign nation when Israel took over the territory in 1967. It was disputed territory being occupied by Jordan. Therefore, the whole article is factually wrong. It is not illegal to build in Judea and Samaria. Any where you dig a hole you find ancient Jewish artifacts. The overwhelming majority of today's Palestinians came from Egypt and Syria. Just read 'Battleground: Fact & Fantasy in Palestine' by Samuel Katz. It will change your whole view of the conflict.

    from the article: Status quo of Israel’s West Bank occupation is catastrophic illusion
    First published 13:51 13.02.13 | Last updated 13:51 13.02.13
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