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posted 11 December 2003 12:43 PM      Profile for evenflow        Edit/Delete Post
Israeli offer a myth

Throughout history, mankind has believed in erroneous and fanciful myths such as: the world is flat, handling toads will give you warts, and now the idea that Israel's former prime minister Barak made a "generous offer" for the establishment of a Palestinian state in 2000, as mentioned by Amir Kalay (Utah Voices, Nov. 30). Let's look at this offer.
Since 1967, Israel has unilaterally annexed large land areas around Jerusalem, and therefore didn't even include this as part of the West Bank offer.
So in reality, instead of offering back 96 percent, as Amir says, it was actually more like 85 percent. As for the land the Israelis wanted to keep, it consists of pockets scattered throughout the West Bank and the roads which connect them.

From: learning land | Registered: Dec 2002  |  IP: Logged
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posted 11 December 2003 12:48 PM      Profile for DownTheRoad     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
96%? 85%? Who the hell knows.

Does anybody know of a good online resource, complete with maps, timetables, etc. that shows exactly which land was offered and which wasn't?

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posted 11 December 2003 05:32 PM      Profile for Courage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Gush Shalom does....

Have a look around their website: Gush Shalom.

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