Did the preconditions at the time state that you were allowed to be absent for nine years with no notification. You talk about ethnic cleansing but did you follow the rules? If not you have no right to complain. If I move to Ethiopia and ignore US regulations there is no chance I could walk back in the door saying "honey I'm home".
Clashes in Nabi Saleh leave soldier, officer and Palestinian lightly wounded (Haaretz)