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Does UNRWA's definition even matter anymore?

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Submitted by Pez Dispenser (Israel), Feb 23, 2012 at 04:27

Let's assume that tomorrow UNRWA changes the definition of a Palestinian refugee and cuts off funding for all the other generations. I don't see how this would change the Palestinian desire to keep the conflict going.


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That children born today are considered "refugees" makes them more likely to devote their lives to eliminating Israel.

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