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    • Inigo Montoya
    • 18.05.07 | 00:46 (IDT)

    I don't think that is a fair comparison. Israel only ended up administering WB and Gaza because Israel won them in a war started by Arab neighbors. Not only did Arab neighbors start it in attempted genocide...WB and Gaza were part of Jordan. Israel promised Jordan that if Jordan did not attack first, Israel wouldn't touch them. Jordan asked for 24 hrs to think about it and then attacked. After winning them, Israel immediately offered to trade all land won for peace. No takers. Instead famous "three no's of khartoum." And to this day, Israel keeps trying to get rid of them in exchange for peace. And to this day, the Arab side keeps promising and attempting genocide and ethnic cleansing against Israel. If not for Arab attacks, all that land would be an independent state of palestine OR part of Jordan. But, it certainly would not be involved with Israel. And all they have to do is stop attacking Israel and they'll have independence.

    from the article: U.S. lauds Israeli restraint in face of Qassam rocket attacks
    First published 00:00 17.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.05.07
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