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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 12.01.11 | 21:26 (IST)

    Trans-Jordan was an invention of the League of Nations. It was a mandate ruled by Britain for a period of time along with the Palestine mandate. In keeping with the requirements of the League of Nations mandate once a viable government was established the mandate was discontinued and control relinquished to the government which became Jordan. p.s. The United States IS a multi-state nation. . . composed of 50 states and a number of indian tribes and nations. Don't comprehend that your cute argument is vapid? Log on to http://www.texas.gov/en/Pages/default.aspx then http://www.navajo.org/ p.s. The government of the United States of America was heavily influenced by and organized upon the lines of the Haudenosaunee, aka the Iroquois Confederacy, the 'capital' of which was with the Onondaga Nations near my home town http://www.onondaganation.org/ Chief Nelson Shenandoah worked with my dad 60 years ago, and the Onandaga nation was the first sovereign state I visited aside from the one I lived in.

    from the article: Jordan FM: Refusal of two-state vision exposes Israel as 'apartheid' state
    First published 19:25 12.01.11 | Last updated 19:25 12.01.11
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