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The Temple Mount

Reader comment on item: Nightmare on Temple Mount

Submitted by John W Gast (United States), Aug 1, 2003 at 06:30

I know that my commentary will win me no friends, or win me friends that I don't want, but here goes:
Let the Temple Mount crumble. Make an excruciating, exacting architectural survey of the Dome of the Rock, then dynamite it and build a replica in Arabic Palestine (Jordan, "South Syria", or Hell, take your pick). Let the Jews rebuild Soloman's Temple and drive the Arab-speaking Moslems out of the West Bank and repatriate the Gazans to Egypt. Only then will Israel have secure borders. Until that is accomplished the intransigent Islamists will be sharks in a sea of West Bank, using a population of even accomodationist (toward Israel) as human sheilds, an anonymous mass to fade in and out of. Israel will never be secure until all Arabs and Moslems are evicted. This might seem cruel and extreme, but they would only be returning to their lands of origin, from whence they flocked starting over 100 years ago to avail themselves of job opportunies provided by the Zionists. If they choose to bite the hand that feeds them in the name of Allah, then too bad for them.

The Egyptians have recently adopted a saying that the so-called Palestians might heed: "Islam will not fix your car."

As was pointed out in a Foreign Affairs article over 10 years ago by someone who's name I should remember, the Jordan Valley Depression provides an incredible obstacle to ground-based armored attack from either side since the highlands on each side give the defender the advantage of the high ground. After the eviction of the Arabs, who have no legitimate claim to the land (only in their dreams, which unfortunately seem to inform their waking moments thanks to years of lies), Israel would have an excellent geographical defense.

If the Israelis were REALLY serious about making a fence to keep Arabs out they could excavate a canal from the Mediterranean Sea through the Plain of Edsraelon to flood the area below sea-level. Thus, ironically, would the Jews have been "pushed into the sea." It would be a shame that sea water was involved, fresh would benefit the region so much more. Perhaps the Litani could be diverted...

Yeah. Right. Visionary, yes, practicable, very doubtful. Maybe it's just a matter of technology.

One thing that constantly impresses me is that sensible views (like Daniel Pipes', not mine) are so frequently characterized as radical and bigoted, and not just by the damons running CAIR. I hope there haven't been too many egregious spelling errors, the other egregious stuff can stand.
A'Athim Az-Zuahaf

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