The Jordanians didn't start the Six Day War, Lewis. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 05.09.13 | 16:18 (IDT)

    Israel did when it attacked Egypt, and what Jordan and Syria did in response was to come to the defence of a country (i.e. Egypt) that was itself under attacked attack. Article 51 of the UN Charter recognizes that as perfectly legitimate. The legal concept even has a name: casus foederis.

    from the article: Palestinian official: Israeli proposal for provisional borders unacceptable
    First published 12:37 05.09.13 | Last updated 06:15 05.09.13
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