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    • howiej
    • 21.11.07 | 07:24 (IST)

    People forget why there is an "occupation." Israel fought a defensive war in 1967 after their Arab neighbors committed aggressive actions. There was no peace treaty because the Arabs did not want to negotiate. If they had, there would still be no Palestinian State because Judea and Samaria would be largely Jordanian and Gaza would be Egyptian. In several generations there may be peace. Instead of spending all that money on arms and equipment, let the Palestinian Arabs invest in doctors, hospitals and clinics. Build medical facilities not bunkers.

    from the article: Dying of occupation - a case of cancer and the Israeli right
    First published 00:00 19.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.11.07
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