This argument is trotted out by the right - that Jordan is really Palestine - - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    to deny the millions of Palestinians who live in the West Bank their entitlement to statehood. The problem for Israel is - that even if this was correct - taken to its logical conclusion, Israel would be destroyed. If it tried to uproot millions of Palestinians from their homes in the West Bank against their will, the UN would stop them from doing so. But these people cannot remain disenfranchised for ever. So between the Med and the Jordan would be a single bi-national state with the Palestinians in the majority and on the other side of the Jordan would be another Palestinian state. Who would be the loser - Israel!

    from the article: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a war of religion, not territory
    First published 08:44 19.08.13 | Last updated 19:57 18.08.13
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