1. This is not occupied land. Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Israel and
the Jewish people.2. It is a small part of what was granted to them in
the Balfour Declaration of 1947.3. The land has never belonged to the
so-called palestinians. It was disputed territory until the 1967 war at which
time Israel re-established its authority over the area.4. Take a look at
the map. Israel possessing this land does NOT divide the west bank in half.
The problem of how the British partitioned all their colonial accessions is what
caused almost all wars since they did it except for North Korea.Since it was done that way for so many countries, their logic still has us
dealing with those countries that have so many strifes internally in those
countries.The "Palestinians" believe they have some rights
just as the various factions in other partitioned countries from the 1930s and
1940s. Israel as a government hasn't been perfect but the
Palestinians aren't the only ones that has been fighting in Israel. The
other surrounding countries have fought against Israel since 1947. Israel was
given the right to govern their piece of property and that is not easy for
Israel as Israel is also more than the Jewish section of Israel.Our
various administrations since 1947 has negotiated with and for Israel to help
settle this difficult task. Israel's elections can happen quicker than our
4 years and change their party status.Our President has been
campaigning for his reelection he just won for 4 years. His international
policy making with the extreme experienced Vice-President as his counselor has
not produced the Nobel Peace President we have.
Israel is its own worst enemy. They are losing any moral high ground or
sympathy. How sad.
tabunothey have not during the tenure of the past several presidents but
nice of you to try to lay it all at Obama's feet.
The public will now get to see how President Obama handles North Korea, Iran,
and Israel as major dis-stabilizing influences to the security of global peace
and prosperity, each of which have the potential for nuclear retaliation. Can
the world come to a unified agreement on addressing each of these global