Skip to comments.Painful Honesty About the Holy Land, and a New Path to Peace
Posted on 05/25/2011 8:29:35 PM PDT by jfd1776
On Wednesday, May 19, 2011 A.D., President Barack Obama, the head of state of one of Israels greatest allies, called for a massive shrinkage in the geographical size of her tiny friend. He will spend the rest of his life trying to explain away this attempted sellout.
The United States is a huge country. Running from the Pacific to the Atlantic, from the Rio Grande north to Canada, it contains some 3.8 million square miles. By contrast, Israel is measured in the thousands of square miles, well under ten, in fact. Even that gives little indication to the true size of the country, because of its long and narrow placement, surrounded by enemy nations committed to its destruction.
For example, while the current width of the nation is only about 45 miles wide at some points, the pre-1967 size of the country was only eight miles wide at a particularly vulnerable central point nearly indefensible then, likely completely indefensible today. And yes, foolish though Obama is in so many ways, he and his administration most certainly do know this.
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Bad behavior must NOT be rewarded with nationhood.
Thanks for posting.
but there has never been a Palestinian people. Arafat himself was Egyptian! The idea that historic Judea province shouldn’t belong to Israel, is a travesty...
...if they want to open the can of worms about going back in time, by ALL rights, we should go back to the Balfour Declaration. before the West caved to Arab pressure (as they have done repeated in the decades since), there was a binding international agreement, to give ALL that land to Israel.
here, at about 2 minutes in:
The county I live in is larger than Israel.
Someone said to ask Obama if America can go back to the 1959 borders before Hawaii was a state.
an excellent point made by the author
exactly. Jordan is the “Palestinian” state.
but that was done in 1922, after reneging on the Balfour declaration.
...in 1948, the west again caved, and gave part of Israel to them also. which is why OBAMA wants to return to those lines...
(again, the video shows it all quickly and clearly, if you skip to about 2 mins in.)
On Wednesday, May 19, 2011 A.D., [Zero]... called for a massive shrinkage in the geographical size of her tiny friend. He will spend the rest of his life trying to explain away this attempted sellout.Quibble -- Zero will spend the rest of his life (may it not be a long one) claiming that he *has* explained it, that it *wasn't* a sellout, and that anyone who disagrees just doesn't understand what he's talking about.