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    • Simon_Of_Sydney
    • 15.11.10 | 14:03 (IST)

    The combined land size of Arab countries is 650 times the size of Israel -- i.e., Israel is the size of New Jersey, and the Arab countries are the size of the United States, all of Central America, and Mexico combined. * Arab dictators control 13,486,861 Square Kilometers in the Middle East, and Israel controls 20,770 (Palestinefacts.org) * The Population of Israel is roughly 6 Million, compared to the Population of 300 Million living in the surrounding Arab countries What exactly are the 'Palestinians' suppose to gain in reality by having their own state - are they going to achieve something that their 300 million brethren have failed to achieve over the last one hundred years. In the event of the creation of a Palestinian state; once the initial euphoria has died down and they come to the sinking realisation that the new flag and president have not been able to resolve the unemployment; health; education and corruption issues, then they will do what all their neighbors, Zimbabweans, Turks, and all other third world nations dream of doing - settling in Europe!

    from the article: Obama has made Netanyahu an offer he can't refuse
    First published 01:33 15.11.10 | Last updated 01:33 15.11.10
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