Eddie V Speed and the "someone else's land" myth - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 20.12.09 | 13:32 (IST)

    "So let`s get this straight... the Israelis were expecting a pat on the back cos they stopped building houses on someone elses land..... " Before 1948 Jews AND Arabs BOTH lived on that land. Jordan captured it in 1948 and kicked all the Jews out. Jordan attacked Israel again in 1967 and lost control over the territories. Jews got to move back in. Now, explain how you believe that land, which was only free of Jews for 19 years, is "someone else's land."

    from the article: Israel: EU official's 'occupation' remark casts pall on ties
    First published 12:24 17.12.09 | Last updated 13:32 19.12.09
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