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    • Brant
    • 30.09.07 | 22:54 (IST)

    The "Occupation" that began 60 years ago was the Occupation of the Arabs of a small part of mandatory Palestine by the Egyptians (Gaza) and Jordanians (West Bank ...they already had been given everything on the East Bank by CHurcill in 1922). So, you can try to lie your way to convincing some readers (and yourself) but the current "Occupation" by Israel of the West Bank (Gaza is no longer occupied and Hamas is doing just a stellar job there for the people who elected them) began 40 years ago when Jordan stupidly joined Egypt in the War against Israel and lost. Trying to shift the blame for Arab Occupation of Palestine and Arab stupidity for never coming to terms with tbe legal, vibrant entity that is Israel is not just disingenous; it is cruel beyond measure to the ordinary Arabs of Palestine who continue to suffer from Aran bombast and machismo.

    from the article: Hamas renews call for cease-fire with Israel
    First published 00:00 30.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 30.09.07
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