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    • 30.12.09 | 16:34 (IST)

    Legal or not, the entire world - apart from Israel - believes Israel is an occupying power. The moral cost to Israel of keeping this status quo is appalling, Eventually the demographic reality will cost the Jews their homeland. The law cannot compensate for this.

    from the article: Israel approves new building plan for West Bank settlement
    First published 11:35 30.12.09 | Last updated 16:14 30.12.09
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