TITLE

Pre-Occupation

AUTHOR(S)
Peretz, Martin
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;7/21/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the implications of a comment by Donald Rumsfeld about 'the so-called occupied territories' of West Bank and Gaza Strip. Background on relations and violence in the Middle East since the 1947 United Nations partition plan which suggested the creation of both Jewish and Arab states; Indication that the equities concerning West Bank and Gaza go to Israel, according to the perspective of international law; Issue of the Mandate for Palestine, supported by the League of Nations in 1922; View that a decision will be made on the basic principle of protecting the security of Israel; Assertion that Israel will demand to control its border with Jordan because the weakness of the country presents a danger to Israel.
ACCESSION #
10250957

 

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