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  1. cdward

    cdward said, over 5 years ago

    Because it’s gone so well before now.

  2. jeffc42

    jeffc42 GoComics PRO Member said, over 5 years ago

    As noted on another editorial—the last two presidents proposed the same thing, and Israeli leaders, including the military, don’t have a real problem with 1967 borders.

  3. Dmeder

    Dmeder said, over 5 years ago

    I think Obama really wants them to return to the pre-1945 borders.

  4. hotdogger

    hotdogger said, over 5 years ago

    prfessor, we are actually trying to ignore Palestinian and other Arab behavior. Israel won the territories as a result of the 6-day war that their neighbors lost when they tried (unsuccessfully) to wipe Israel off the map in 1967. Israel won that land as a trophy of war just like the land the US won from Mexico in the 19th century. Should we give that back, too?

  5. pavlov

    pavlov said, over 5 years ago

    ^ then why don’t we return to pre-1845 borders, I’m sure Mexico would be pleased.

  6. RJ Lee

    RJ Lee said, over 5 years ago

    If they had not been attacked they would not have taken that land! Israel has not been the aggressor.


    BIGCHRONO said, over 5 years ago

    I’d invite Israel to settle on the USA/Mexico border. It can use its various resources to tackle drugs & illegal immigrants issues.

  8. HabaneroBuck

    HabaneroBuck said, over 5 years ago

    prfesser, technically Israel is entirely within its moral rights to launch warfare against Hamas today and take back all of the Gaza Strip. They are being attacked from that land. Borders have changed throughout history because of warfare. Somehow that principle shouldn’t apply to Israel? No, there are consequences for actions (launching shells into someone else’s land), and Israel’s appropriations of lands in 1967 were more than justified. Israel is the size of a postage stamp…they are not imperialists.

  9. ChukLitl

    ChukLitl GoComics PRO Member said, over 5 years ago

    Many would prefer America to return to the pre-1492 borders. Settlement is a standard colonial tactic. Put families on the ground, then the boots are justified as defending your people.

  10. disgustedtaxpayer

    disgustedtaxpayer said, over 5 years ago

    UN Res 242 in 1967 assured Israel they would not be forced to return to pre-1967 borders, which are not defensible…..Arabs attack from Lebanon and Syria and Gaza and Egypt and Jordan….which by the way—Jordan was almost 80% of British Mandated Land given to the Arabs when the Brits threw the Jews under the bus.

    Jordan IS the “Arab Palestine”……

    G W Bush sent a letter of assurance (voted and approved by the US Congress) in 2004 to PM Sharon….that we would not insist they return to pre-1967 borders. Obama last Thursday tore that letter into shreds…and Netanyahu was forced to spoonfeed Obama the facts on Israel’s survuival.

  11. -HARLAN

    -HARLAN said, over 5 years ago

    Hey, gang, listen up! The Arab world attacked Israel and caused the 1967 6-Day War. The Arab world attacked Israel in the 1973 War. Whatever lands Israel took during those skirmishes they took fair and square. Israel is never going back to it’s pre-1967 borders and that’s a fact.

    Arrafat the Rat could have had 99% of what the Palestines had asked for, under the agreement fashioned under Clinton — and he turned it down! Israeli P.M. Yitzak Rabin and Egypt’s Anwar Sadat were both assassinated after trying to make peace. So, folks, who wants peaces peace? And who wants war? Who wants the Palestinians to have their own State and who doesn’t?

  12. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 5 years ago

    Middle East real history- the Hebrews/Israelites/Jews pick your identifier got kicked out of the middle east 2,000 years ago, and only returned in still insignificant numbers in the early 20th century, proclaiming land that belonged to Arabs was “theirs” because their books and political leaders in England and the United States said so. So, the U. N. gave them land that belonged to the majority Arab population in 1948, and with lots of money, weapons, and support from the U.S. and Europe, they had a war. In 1967 they launched a sneak attack, like a bigger “Pearl Harbor” and destroyed the air forces of their neighbors. In 1973, with a far superior military force due to vast technical superiority with modern weapons, they won again. Today, sitting on a ton of nuclear weapons they can launch against their neighbors without catching the radiation drift, which doesn’t work in the reverse, they still command a vast military advantage, despite their population numerical “disadvantage”. When one side has nuclear weapons, and the other, glorified clubs, who’s the real “bully”??

    As Judge Judy would say, “Don’t pee on my leg and tell me it’s raining.”

  13. pavlov

    pavlov said, over 5 years ago

    The UN gave away a lot of land just ask an Indian, or Pakistani, or a Serb, Bottom line is the Israelis won these conflicts and took land just like any other nation, like us or England, France, Syria, Russia just to name a few, old saying to the victor goes the spoils. And trout better check your facts seems like the Egyptians had over 100K troops on the Sinai, Syria had about 75K before the conflict and their goal was to eradicate the state of Israel. The Israelis decided not to get massacred and took the initiative.

  14. hotdogger

    hotdogger said, over 5 years ago

    It ain’t the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight n the dog. And you ignore the hatred and aggressiveness of the Arabs.

  15. warriorwaynorth

    warriorwaynorth said, over 5 years ago

    All of this debate about picking a side? Supposedly we have already chosen a side, our allie Israel. Why do we feel compelled to give credence to our allies enemies?

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