why the '67 lines - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • John the American
    • 16.12.09 | 09:35 (IST)

    Why not the May 1948 borders set by Israel at the birth of their country? Any land taken after that is contrary to International Law. Should countries be rewarded for ignoring the law?Israel should be made to comply with the law as should every other country. Compliance with law defines our civility. Ignoring them defines our barbarism. The people living in the "West bank" may be Jewish, but so what! Their can be citizens of different religions in the New Palestine. If I go and steal a car and keep it for a long period of time, does it become mine? What if my family is living in it, does that preclude returning the car to it's owner? Is Israel above International Law?????

    from the article: U.S. planning to restart Israel-PA talks based on '67 borders
    First published 02:04 16.12.09 | Last updated 13:35 16.12.09
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