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Jordan hates "Palestinians" despite being over 75% "Palestinian"

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Submitted by Dr RJP (United States), Aug 22, 2007 at 11:40

I use "Palestinian" in quotes because there never was a country or nation known as PALESTINE. Never, ever. Israel was, and is, what people call "Palestine." The Romans renamed Israel to Syria-Palestina after they destroyed the 2nd temple in 70 CE and exiled most (but not all) of the Jewish residents people.

You're absolutely right about Jordan being carved out of the Jewish Homeland promised by the British Government, who subsequently carved Jordan out of it as a gift for the Hashemite king.

BUT, the Jordan government has never cared for Palestinian Arabs and in that "Black September" war you mentioned is when over 20,000 Palestinian Arabs were killed.

There are Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, for goodness sakes! Not exactly the way to assimilate them.

There are Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, and the world let out a collective yawn when the Lebanese Army started attacking the terrorist bases inside them.

If Lebanon refuses to give any of its land to Palestinian Arabs and keeps them in camps, then why is Israel criticized when Israel is the only country who has actually given them a real place to live. Israel is also the only country who wanted the Palestinian Arabs to stay inside Israel 1948, offering them citizenship.

But, no Arab country will resettle ANY of the Arabs who fled Israel. Also, no Arab country wants there to be an end to Palestinian refugee camps and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Without that, they would lose their scapegoat.

If, God forbid, all of Israel became a Palestinian state, every Arab country would immediately deport all of their non-resident Palestinian immigrants to there.

What Palestinians call their "Right of Return" is actually the Arabs "Right to Exile" every Palestinian living within their borders who emigrated there from Israel.

Jordan is, and should be , the only independent Palestinian State in the world.

Leave Israel alone already.

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