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    • Morris Valentine
    • 18.03.10 | 14:53 (IST)

    'You know, the conqueror has "reserved the right" to colonize a conquered city, and so that "right" is now unimpeachable ... Why didn`t Saadam think of that when he conquered Kuwait City?' I will let you debate the legality of Israel's building practices with others. I am not very accommodating of the Israeli position on this issue. But I will never agree with drawing any similarity whatsoever, between Sadaam Hussein's war of aggression against Kuwait, and Israel's defence of its existence, on three fronts, against Arab nations intent on Israel's destruction. If you are going to argue this point, do so based on facts and legal principles, and not by drawing historic parallels which exist only in your mind. MV

    from the article: Peres to EU: Israel has every right to build in Jerusalem
    First published 12:47 18.03.10 | Last updated 12:56 18.03.10
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