3 readers online now  |  69 million page views

What's bigger than Jerusalem?

Reader comment on item: The US-Israel Honeymoon May Not Last

Submitted by Joseph Shellim (Australia), Feb 9, 2018 at 01:19

What good is the issue concerning Israel's capital, when she faces never ending 2-state demands in the same tiny land? The accounting of a 3-state in the same land as a 2-state is nothing less than open criminal activity which no nation can survive. It is promoted by the UN, the Vatican and all Christian and Islamic leaders, and most suprisingly, accepted by an overwhelmed Israel, and a host of pro-Israel pundits - including the great Daniel Pipes. Its made as a 'given'.
Perhaps Israel needs a bold statesman who declares Jordan as the 2-state; and that Jordan itself was created illegally and immorally, when partition in Palestine was expressly forbidden. Illegally because the original text was decietfully altered when oil was discovered; immorally because with the creaion of some 25 new states that never existed 80 years ago, the only one split asunder was the only one that did exist 3,000 years ago. The partition of Jordan, touted by Churchill as a historic 2-state compromise, became the most substantial cause of the Holocaust; apparently to the regret of Britain:

• "The original text of the Balfour Declaration had read "Palestine should be reconstituted as the National Home of the Jewish people." The text was changed to read "the establishment in Palestine of a Home for the Jewish people." The single word "in" was used subsequently to justify removing all of Transjordan from the British Mandate that resulted from the Balfour Declaration. - [President of Israel, Chaim Weizmann, Trial and Error, 1949, p 257]
Ten Deceptions: goo.gl/rqFct2


Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Submitting....

Submit a comment on this item

Reader comments (30) on this item

Title Commenter Date Thread
Israel's Security vs Trump's Narcissism [124 words]DaveMay 7, 2018 11:15242892
Israel's Security is Guaranteed; Very Few Understand that; Especially Those with Unguarded Egos. [183 words]M ToveyMay 8, 2018 15:35242892
Now That Did Not Take Long, Did It? [135 words]M ToveyMay 10, 2018 15:48242892
1Spinning The Two-State Solution [102 words]John GlueckMar 21, 2018 21:54242533
1Imperceptible Paradigm Shift in Middle East, Coming from the North [291 words]M ToveyMar 21, 2018 15:42242530
Why Does UNRWA Still Exists? [97 words]Jonathan PMar 20, 2018 14:05242522
THE anti-Israel Isabel Keshner of The New York Times still denying Istraeli Sovereignty [398 words]LudvikusMar 8, 2018 15:03242441
3If Jerusalem is not Jewish, Mecca is not Muslim [128 words]PrashantMar 10, 2018 09:12242441
Trump and Israel [127 words]Reynald de ChatillonMar 3, 2018 23:21242407
Color me skeptical regarding an upcoming rift [79 words]AnonFeb 28, 2018 17:21242390
Your article "The US-Israel Honeymoon May Not Last" [933 words]Louis A. RomoFeb 20, 2018 11:11242323
The US-Israel Honeymoon May Not Last [135 words]Kevin McCoyFeb 18, 2018 01:29242288
President Trump's Pragmatic Approach [209 words]David FaulknerFeb 15, 2018 11:51242249
Israel and the Empires: 3000 years experience. [344 words]JackFeb 15, 2018 04:01242243
1Your assessment of "Quasi-Jewish" President Trump & friend of Bibi is mistaken. [381 words]LudvikusFeb 13, 2018 14:20242212
It's beginning to look like you called it right again... [1 words]LeslieFeb 9, 2018 17:24242156
What's bigger than Jerusalem? [257 words]Joseph ShellimFeb 9, 2018 01:19242144
Disagree [104 words]AlexFeb 8, 2018 17:19242134
There are NO Honeymoons in Shotgun Marriages [554 words]M ToveyFeb 12, 2018 16:57242134
1Subterfuge At It's Best [81 words]Barry BlackFeb 7, 2018 10:55242124
1Since the Arab-Palestinians are inciting to commit terror and violence [195 words]YJ DraimanFeb 7, 2018 05:13242121
There is no chance of Trump rescinding his declaration [141 words]AnonFeb 6, 2018 20:15242117
Not Solved in Any Meaning of the Word Peace; Not all Want Peace For Jerusalem [170 words]M ToveyFeb 6, 2018 17:03242112
Roe v. Wade [31 words]PAUL ROTHBERGFeb 6, 2018 13:44242109
Do'nt worry [196 words]Lars NielsenFeb 6, 2018 13:28242108
The script [237 words]Michael SFeb 7, 2018 12:40242108
1It All Depends On Trump's Emotional Reactions [184 words]
w/response from Daniel Pipes
DaveFeb 6, 2018 11:04242106
Confirmed assessment. [38 words]s.LevyFeb 6, 2018 10:33242103
Nobody, Including Trump, Thinks the Issue of Jerusalem is "Solved" [130 words]
w/response from Daniel Pipes
StuartFeb 6, 2018 07:45242100
Trump Between the Lines [45 words]Barry BlackFeb 7, 2018 11:04242100

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to What's bigger than Jerusalem? by Joseph Shellim

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

ADVERTISEMENTS

eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2018 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum. Daniel J. Pipes