The settlements are idiotic - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • MIKEinNYC
    • 06.09.09 | 17:17 (IDT)

    Why does Israel need settlements in the other guy's land? Isn't there enough space in Israel to settle these people who are dumb enough to move to the settlements and tick everyone off, especially the US? In the end, when some resolution of this never-ending conflict is reached, and the settlements are abandoned Israel will be bemoaning the amount of time, effort and expense connected with these settlements. As far as the people in the settlements go, the way I see it, if they do not want to leave I'd let them stay there and they would become Palestinian citizens with all of the rights and privileges that Palestinian citizenship confers upon them. There are Israeli Arabs. These clowns will become Palestinian Jews. Enjoy.

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    First published 02:45 06.09.09 | Last updated 22:31 06.09.09
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