Brad "The occupation was lawful under international law because Israel was attacked" Twaddle. Whichever Power is in control of non-state territories may occupy as long as they follow the laws surrounding occupation. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CJ
    • 19.10.10 | 13:39 (IST)

    "because Israel was attacked without provocation and could, under international law, take the fight to the lands of the attacker" Twaddle. The Laws of War allow all sides to attack military forces and or military installations within each others territories. The Laws of war do not care who starts a war. They only dictate how war may be fought once a war has started. It's why they are called the Laws of WAR. "even if the sovereign authority of the lands retained their sovereignty" Sovereignty is irrevocable. Territory of Sovereigns can only change hands by agreement, then legal annexation. (See USA / Mexico)

    from the article: Palestinians plan UN resolution calling for settlement evacuation
    First published 00:41 19.10.10 | Last updated 00:41 19.10.10
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