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    • Sam
    • 17.03.10 | 21:01 (IST)

    It is alarming how little Americans understand about the realities of living in Israel and the realities of what happens daily. You suggest Israel give back land that it took in 1967 due to a war of survival. However, I have not seen United States return land it took from Mexico in form of Texas, or the lands seized out West during your Mexican-American war or for that matter You have returned the land you hold in Cuba nor other holdings around the world that you seized from Spain. Check your own history. How pompus to assume what is good for others is not good for you. Israel is a democracy, and Arabs do have the right to vote. They do have the right to buy land and live where they choose. Many groups decide to live in certain sections of cities. It is not unlike what you have in United States where there are pockets of certain people in areas. Once again, you Americans suggest that what happens in Israel is abnormal but it exists in your own country.

    from the article: Lieberman: U.S. demand to end East Jerusalem building is 'unreasonable'
    First published 19:21 17.03.10 | Last updated 09:54 31.03.10
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