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    • Stephen Connor
    • 24.04.10 | 20:41 (IDT)

    Mr. Reader, It is supercilious to say that a border at the Jordan has Merit. You cannot say that all of the Judean/Samarian Arabs must move to Jordan any more than you can send them to Pakistan or Denmark. The Jordanians and not the Israelis or Palestinians have sovereignty over their own immigration. I have heard the argument so often that Jordan, Egypt and Syria should take in all of the Palestinian Arabs but nobody ever ask the Jordanian/Syrian/Egyptian government and I haven't heard a peep out of them so until one of them volunteers they are staying right where they are barring some catastrophic natural or military disaster. To suggest the Jordan as a border without recognizing the issue of their current residence is just mean spirited. Peace. Stephen

    from the article: Netanyahu amenable to Palestinian state within temporary borders
    First published 01:01 23.04.10 | Last updated 14:50 24.04.10
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