"Palestinian state" no more realistic than independent Quebec - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Devasahayam
    • 22.02.10 | 20:04 (IST)

    For those not familiar with internals of Canada, the country's largest (areawise--it ranks second in population) province has long and oft been raising threat of separation from rest-of-Canada (most stridently when the country has QC-born Prime Minister). However, it is economically unviable for Quebec to be independent nation--as its economy relies on transfer payments from Ottawa. In the case of "Palestinian state", the case is even worse; "Palestinians" are descendants of three Old Testament nations/tribes--specifically Edomites, Moabites and Ammonites--all of whom were divinely proscribed from ever re-establishing as a nation/kingdom; the fact that even Arab nations DO NOT want a "Palestinian state" (though they shill much for it, their actions since 1948 show their hypocrisy) is a sign of this!

    from the article: EU initiative: Recognition of Palestinian state by next year
    First published 02:07 21.02.10 | Last updated 09:34 21.02.10
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