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GeneralRe: Can anyone take the west bank land swap idea seriously after looking at what it would result in Pin
BobJanova12-Sep-11 22:57
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BobJanova14-Sep-11 12:15
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No, my point is that when the hostilities started is irrelevant to the current position.

The wall - which is mostly barbed-wire and electronics - despite what the BBC wants you to see - was erected for the purpose of reducing the bombing of families eating in restaurants

Such attacks were always rare, most attacks are unguided rockets. But there's nothing wrong with building a wall to protect you – inside your own territory. I imagine the Spanish would be quite annoyed if we built border structures around Gibraltar two miles into Spanish territory.

You claim Hamas said it was 'fine with Israel' - how is the world do you neglect the text of their charter
I don't think you read my post, since I even mentioned the charter in it. Hamas offered an indefinite long term ceasefire to an Israel within its defined borders. Considering what their charter says that is as close to 'we're fine with it' as the leadership can say without being removed, and that would quickly become de facto acceptance if accepted.

A ten-month moratorium had no results . . . until it was about to expire
All that was was a temporary suspension in taking even more land. The removal of (illegal, let's remember) settlements in Gaza went a bit further, actually improving the situation slightly, but during that time many more were built in the West Bank, so overall Israel took more than it gave back.

Historically, you fire-bombed cities, like Dresden
That is completely different, as it was during a declared state of national war. I also doubt you'll find many Brits supporting that with the benefit of a modern perspective (everyone learnt a lot about the destructive power of air bombing in WW2). A more reasonable comparison would be the IRA, though they were less aggressive than some Islamic groups, and we never sent military forces, bombed cities or assassinated people outside our borders (instead cooperating with the state from which they were originating).

These misunderstood friends of yours set off some bombs in your Underground - so you shoot an innocent unarmed electrician to death.
Laughable. There was a national outcry about that, an investigation and although personal charges weren't levelled against the killer the public certainly doesn't support such things. The Israeli army kills Palestinians (and Lebanese on occasion) as a matter of course; there is no public complaints and no investigation for every death they cause.

I find it hard to believe that you can make such a comparison in a serious post – that and the Dresden reference lead me to believe that you are simply trolling, to be honest.
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