How Come No One Believes in Laws? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen A
    • 02.03.10 | 16:33 (IST)

    Why doesn't Israel start to believe and follow the rules of the Unites Nations? The security council rulings and the basic charter of the United Nations are the two legal documents that Israel should have been following by joining the U.N. but refuses to follow. Part of the U.N. charter is that land cannot be annexed that was gained from "spoils of war." And member countires of the U.N. are to follow this post WWII philosophy. I believe these land conflicts have gone to judicial review in the Hague and decisions were made against Israel. So, it's inevitable that the Golan will go back to the Syrians; it's an issue of timing--so why not sooner than latter?

    from the article: Report: Syria willing to consider phased Golan pullout
    First published 02:23 02.03.10 | Last updated 09:24 02.03.10
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