7/01/2002 07:47:00 AM
by Ocean Guy
I listened to Conde Rice talk to Tim Russert yesterday and pretty much agreed with everything she was saying. That is except her all-inclusive referral to illegal settlements. From another perspective please read The "Illegality" of Settlements from Arutz Sheva. A sample:
"This is because, in 1967, Israel had as good a claim as anyone to the West Bank, which in effect belonged to no government. The Jordanian annexation of the area, while acquiesced in by the same Palestinian leadership that had rejected the 1947 U.N. partition resolution, was unrecognized by most of the world, and Jordan itself had refused to make peace with Israel or to consider their joint border more than a temporary cease-fire line…"