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    • Johnboy
    • 21.01.10 | 11:31 (IST)

    This is a situation where the Minister of Defense can decide wether a college is to become a "University". Think about that. Think loooooong and hard about that. Then ask yourself how it is possible that such a decision can rest with a person in his position within a govt i.e. ask how a Minister of Defense can have the authority to make that decision. The answer: because this college is located inside occupied territory and ALL AUTHORITY for what happens INSIDE OCCUPIED TERRITORY rests with the army of occupation. Which. Answers. Only. To. Barak. Don't *dare* to tell me that the West Bank isn't occupied territory, because if it wasn't then Barak couldn't do what he has just done. Because what he has just done is this: he has directed the IDF commander in the West Bank to sign a military order declaring that this college is now "Ariel University". O.C.C.U.P.A.T.I.O.N.

    from the article: Barak under fire for granting university status to West Bank college
    First published 02:06 21.01.10 | Last updated 09:44 21.01.10
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