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    • Ben Azai
    • 02.12.07 | 02:56 (IST)

    The whole point of giving 77% of mandatory Palestine to the Arab Kingdom of Jordan, was to create a clear boundary between the proposed Jewish homeland and the Arab state. Churchill and Weitzman both understood this. The so-called Pal state is just a piece of what was designated the Jewish homeland. I'm not saying there shouldn't be a Pal state, but we must at least have some historical perspective.

    from the article: Report: Abbas reiterates refusal to recognize Israel as 'Jewish state'
    First published 00:00 01.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.12.07
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