Maybe the difference is that many don't believe that a people has the right to invade a land, throw our most of the natives and subjugate the rest. The rules have changed; once it was acceptable for the Hebrews to invade a land, kill all the inhabitants down to the beasts in the stalls, and take it over. Things have changed (for the better) since then.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark (Reuters)
from the article: Mr. Hawking, you're late to the party