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    • Mr.Giggles
    • 28.10.10 | 13:06 (IST)

    does have a role when you try to declare OCCUPIED TERRITORY your new capitol. Just like America cannot declare Baghdad its capitol without permission and consensus of the world and especially the Iraqis. Until a peace deal is set in place, no one in the world will ever recognize Israel's claim to sovereignty over Jerusalem. And the more you treat the residents of a city you're militarily controlling, the less the world will feel inclined to let you have it. (See the British and the Falklands, for example.)

    from the article: Rightists furious over Palestinian plans for new East Jerusalem schools
    First published 01:54 28.10.10 | Last updated 01:54 28.10.10
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