Ron #79 - you've got it wrong - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • marvls
    • 11.01.10 | 23:57 (IST)

    I'm old enough to remember the six-day war & aftermath very clearly. Israal was attacked by Jordan and had the right to defend itself. If a neighboring country attacks you from the territory they control you have the right to defend yourself. If they lose that territory in the ensuing battle - should you just give it back again so they should attack you again?? I followed the news & UN negotiations closely in 1967. The clear understanding was that Israel would return territories (not 'the' territories) captured in the fighting , based on a negotiated peace, with agreed upon borders. I remember clearly , an interview on TV with a defeated King Hussein who said that even he did not expect the borders to be the same as before the fighting began (& as was mentioned by another writer, these were armistice lines from 1949 - not true, recognized international borders.

    from the article: Israel's 10 worst errors of the decade
    First published 08:15 31.12.09 | Last updated 11:35 31.12.09
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