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    • Johnboy
    • 16.05.11 | 15:19 (IDT)

    "As for the Golan, you could be right, but then again Israel annexed it in the 80s." No, the Golan Heights Law merely said that Israel would henceforth apply its own laws to the Golan, but nowhere did it claim that the Golan was Israeli sovereign territory. Or, to put it another way: that law merely claimed that Israel could treat the Golan AS IF it owned it, without ever claiming that Israel actually did own it.

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