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    • Jonathan
    • 17.12.09 | 17:34 (IST)

    So Johnboy, when Egypt blockaded the Straits of Tiran, expelled the UN peacekeeping force and moved thousands of troops into the Sinai demilitarized zone (all of which constitute acts of war), was not Jordan, its "treaty partner" then complicit in these acts of war, and therefore liable for any reprecussions? The artillery barrages that Jordan unleashed against Israel before Israel launched its legitimate military response were a further provocation which justified the subsequent thrashing that the Jordanian forces endured.

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