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    • Lived there, lived here
    • 09.10.11 | 05:05 (IST)

    The point is, there are plenty of persons who could argue this, and who have lost their lands. Borders are not set by god, they are set by war. Israel has to ask if it wishes to continue fighting this war and risk all or give the Pals their portion of the pie. As we got our land through the Palmach, Haganah, Irgun and Sten gang, so will they; the only uncertainty is how well off Israel will be after the fact. The best thing Israel could do is recognize the territories of the West Bank and Gaza and come out well ahead.

    from the article: Dividing the Land of Israel into two states is a moral imperative
    First published 00:27 09.10.11 | Last updated 00:27 09.10.11
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