EU and Obama have already lost all moral credibility by ignoring the accelerating Syrian genocide. Plus...Har Homa is neither "East Jerusalem" nor "occupied Arab land". - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dr. L. Brnd
    • 09.08.11 | 21:32 (IDT)

    Har Homa was never within the self-declared municipal borders of the illegally annexed Trans-Jordanian city of East Jerusalem - never recognized by the UN or any nation but UK and Pakistan. In fact, it is 3 miles away. Further, Har Homa was never "arab land", since it was part of the UN-patrolled No-Mans-Land of 1951-1967. Lastly, nearly 90% of Har Homa was Jewish-owned before 1948, lawfully purchased in the 1920's and 1930's by the Jewish National Fund and private owners, and registered with the Mandatory government. No Arabs ever lived there, except for a small monastery on the top, which is still there. Abbas is never going to get Har Homa in any settlement since it was never Arab land in the first place. The limp-wristed response of Obama and the EU to Assad's genocide tells Bibi they are not worth listening to - no moral credibility.

    from the article: U.S. 'deeply concerned' by Israel's approval of East Jerusalem construction plans
    First published 20:44 09.08.11 | Last updated 20:44 09.08.11
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