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W Balboos, GHB12-Sep-11 6:06
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W Balboos, GHB14-Sep-11 3:57
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W Balboos, GHB14-Sep-11 3:54
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BobJanova wrote:
Strikingly similar to the Israeli position of 'stop resisting our land-grabbing and we'll think about talking to you' (re Palestine, not Syria). Don't try to claim lack of trust and trustworthiness is only on one side.


Other than your use of the term "Strikingly Similar", there's nothing strikingly similar about it. As for land-grabbing and kicking out? That was started by the Arabs (under GB's rule) - check out the Hebron Massacre. It has nothing to do with the creation of a state - it has EVERYTHING to do with a non-Arab state.

The non-Arab state has two major flaws:
1 - It's not Islamic, therefore, unacceptable (see what happened to formerly-non-Islamic Lebanon).
2 - It was (and remains) a very bad example in the region. Religious tolerance, rights for women, a truly democratic government, freedom of speech, technological contributions to the world, and all that other Filthy Western Influence. Actually, to use your phraseology, strikingly similar to Lebanon - before the civil war.

Land Grabbing? Kicked Out? The original proposed border for Israel (via UN) were those delineated by land that was purchased from the locals (i.e., Arabs) prior to the sale of land in that territory be (religiously) forbidden to non-Muslims. As noted in an earlier post, all this camel-turd about a palestinian state didn't exist when Jordan held the West Bank. This I know, not only from the tracks of history, but via personal experience.

In 1969 I was in Israel, particularly Jerusalem. I was actually even offered a job in one of the shops by its Arab owner. In other words, we drank sweet minty tea, dark coffee w/cardamom, and got along famously. They still had nationalistic aspirations. What were they? "You will See! Next year this will be Jordan, again!" That was a Universal opinion. They identified as Jordanians, and NOT the cynically (and amazingly recently) created nationality of palestinian.






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