State bars Westerners living in West Bank from entering Israel, East Jerusalem - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Walsingham
    • 02.01.13 | 22:24 (IST)

    Complaints "about ambiguity, lack of transparency and difficulty in obtaining information from the authorities." ??? Military occupation means the priorities of military security. The West Bank is conquered territory. Israel has the right to protect itself. The cost to the occupied is often less prioritised. There is an incredible moral double standard applied here. Until a pragmatic solution to the administration of the West Bank is found both Israel and the Palestinians will have no peace. Ironically the Palestinians are the Jews of the Middle East from the Levant to the Gulf. Educated, stateless, despised by their fellow Arabs- those on the West Bank are dependent on the good will of the Israelis.

    from the article: State bars Westerners living in West Bank from entering Israel, East Jerusalem
    First published 09:25 02.01.13 | Last updated 03:42 02.01.13
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