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    • Jeff Northridge
    • 23.01.07 | 03:29 (IST)

    Howdy Johnboy; The phrase, "Emphasizing the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by war" comes from the UN Charter and only applies to territory which is (or is a part of) an internationally recognized state (such as the Sinai or the Golan Heights), but it does not apply to areas which have never been sovereign nor parts of sovereign states (such as the Gaza Strip and the West Bank). It's not my fault that the Palestinians rejected statehood in 1947, that brilliant move was made by them and by them alone. You also conveniently fail to mention the conditions contained in UNSCR 242 which must be met before any Israeli withdrawal from most (but necessarily all) of the West Bank can take place (the Gaza Strip no longer being in serious contention).

    from the article: The State of Judea
    First published 00:00 22.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 22.01.07
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