What Occupation? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bela
    • 26.06.06 | 21:55 (IDT)

    Once and for all, there is no occupation. There was never a country called Palestine. There was never a Palestinian nation. There have never been established borders. What we are talking about is cease fire lines. You cannot have occupation of a land when it did not belong to anyone. Tha Arabs cry occupation and everyone else repeats it as fact, even some ignorant Israelies. Syria and Israel are still in a technical state of war as Syria never accepted a cease fire! You cannot return land to people who never owned it. Yes, some Arabs lived in the area, but mostly the came from the surrounding countries. This conflict is not about occupation and the sooner people admit that the sooner the problem can be addressed. What we have here is total intollerance by the Arabs against anyone else having any power in the Middle East. If Israel were a Muslim/Arab country, There would be no issue. All of "Palestine" included Jordan and Jordan has the largest chuck of the land.

    from the article: Learning the hard way
    First published 00:00 22.06.06 | Last updated 00:00 22.06.06
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