What Occupation? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chaim Ben Kahan
    • 25.03.14 | 09:31 (IST)

    There is no occupation. There is a war. Areas A have been under PLO control for a long time. The PLO forces are afraid to move freely because they are weak and afraid of rival terrorist. Israel does not govern the majority of Arabs in the disputed territories, however due to constant security threats, the IDF needs freedom to arrest terrorist in the disputed areas. This also serves to protect the PLO army. This is not occupation, but a war zone. I wish people would stop misusing the world occupation.

    from the article: The occupation reinforcement division
    First published 00:15 25.03.14 | Last updated 21:15 24.03.14
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