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    • Danite
    • 04.08.07 | 00:19 (IDT)

    Is any line in the west bank a defensible border?? What is defensible these days anyway?? Their is no palestinian army to invade israel, any army attempting to cross the Jordan would blasted in the Jordan valley as it slowly accends its way up to the central massif.Rockets can be fired from anywhere in the west bank, the only sure security in purely military terms would be to hold the west bank forever.In reality the israels defense vis a vis the palestinians is its retaliatory capacities which could reduce palestine to rubble with 72 hours. While their needs to be some territorial exchange the green line more or less will be the border in any two state solution.Shabat Shalom

    from the article: Deja vu
    First published 00:00 03.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 03.08.07
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