#8--There is only one tiny Jewish state in the Middle East, compared to many larger Arab states. The Jews who were forced out of their homes in the Arab countries relocated to Israel. The Arabs who transfer out of Israel can easily find homes in one of the many Arab nations that surround Israel. Jordan is already predominantly Palestinian. The alternative for Israel is national suicide in stages. Israel might as well make its stand now.
Iraq prepares troops for offensive to retake Mosul (Reuters)
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