Jacob, things change in 45 years. The Arabs are much more powerful now than they were 4 and a half decades ago. A 10-mile wide sliver of a country with a long, winding border will be a nightmare to defend. The Arabs, who have killed tens of thousands of Jews in hostilites over the years, would love to see the Jews confined to a narrow strip with one hand tied behind their backs.
Russian jets pound Islamic State in Palmyra (DPA)
from the article: Netanyahu to AIPAC: Israel cannot return to 'indefensible' 1967 lines