Is this an exaggeration or an excuse for further occupation? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Saeed
    • 08.03.11 | 15:20 (IST)

    Why prolong this occupation further in anyway possible? Borders can be guarded by international forces similar to the ones in the Lebanese borders and Sinai. Security requirements can be met comprehensively and the Israeli government knows it but the conservative rightists do not want to end the occupation as that will put an end to the dream of greater Israel when the time and circumstances allow for such a long-term goal to be achieved by drving the palestinians to Jordan while in the meantime they provide vital cheap labor for the israeli economy.

    from the article: Netanyahu: If enemy rockets get to Jordan Valley, all of Israel will be a target
    First published 13:21 08.03.11 | Last updated 13:21 08.03.11
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