The trick used is to obfuscate the difference between "land" and "territory" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 27.05.13 | 10:27 (IDT)

    Because "land" can have a "landowner", but "territory" is an attribute of "sovereignty". The trick is to fudge that difference so that Israel can claim ownership of "land", when what it is really attempting to do is establish a de-facto sovereignty over this "territory".

    from the article: Israel's West Bank settlements grew by twice the size of New York's Central Park in 2012
    First published 08:30 27.05.13 | Last updated 22:30 26.05.13
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