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    • Matthew
    • 04.09.07 | 16:53 (IDT)

    I think this is a just decision by the Court. I will not condemn the building of this wall per se (many in my own country want to build one from the Gulf of Mexico to San Diego, after all), even though I think it is a little silly. Any reasonably fit youung man with 30 foot of rope could be over it in about a minute-bomb belt and all. I certainly do not give blanket support for the route of the wall, as it does seem to needlessly appropriate land beloning to several Palestinian villages. However, all of this talk of the "green-line" is also a little a silly. That line was never set in stone (Armistice 1949), and people who really want peace just have tp accept that some of the land is going to stay Jewish. I do not see any of you demanding that land taken from Syria and given to Turkey be give back, or that the Kurds be given their own land, etc. Most of the conflict in the Middle East is the natural result of greedy Europe's former colonial ambitions in the region. Don't blame Israel

    from the article: Court orders state to alter West Bank separation fence route at Bil'in
    First published 00:00 04.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 04.09.07
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