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    • A Solomon
    • 12.03.10 | 09:25 (IST)

    All of this wasted energy discussing a problem that doesn't exist. The West Bank is virtually empty, mile after mile of rocks and empty hills, scattered villages in the distance. Israel is moving there, because its wide open space and cheap. The growth rate in the West Bank of Israeli Jews is phenomenal and birth rates there are 5-10 times greater than Europe. Within 10 years, 10-15% of all Israeli Jews will be living in the West Bank. This land will surely remain in the hands of Israel via a de factor annexation. The Arab villages will remain there and they will find work in the Jewish communities. Arab hotheads and agitators and terrorists will be efficiently identified and removed. The West Bank will be a great place to live, surely one of the most desirable places in the Arab world for Arabs today (already the economy in the West Bank is booming because of Israel's proximity and introduction of Western technology and business practices. There is no problem.

    from the article: U.S. gave Israel green light for East Jerusalem construction
    First published 01:03 12.03.10 | Last updated 06:58 12.03.10
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