Law of unintended consequences. In the US people can own land and some people do indeed own land in the name of a foreign country. The rulers of Saudi Arabia own vast tracts of ranch and farm land in the US West and in cities. Unintended consequence of Arens' view: Saudi Arabia buys JNF land legally and then deeds it to local Palestinians. Indeed, it is likely that Saudi Arabia, should it choose to do so, could buy all of Israel - no problem. WHAT THEN!
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from the article: Violating the norms of democracy