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Israel is among the MOST legal country in the world

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Submitted by Jake L. (United States), Jan 7, 2008 at 20:27

In response to your incorrect statements about Israel being "illegal", please be aware that Israel is one of the few countries whose borders were defined clearly by the UN and who willingly accepted the land given. Find another country whose existence, borders, purposes, and agreements were created by the United Nations, the makers and enforcers of international law, and were approved by almost all countries (besides the Muslim ones) after extensive debates and decades of careful consideration.

By choosing and continuing to choose "war" instead of a state, they invested their future in eternal conflict against infidels (not just Jews) as clearly dictated by the Koran . Under international law, Israel did not have to return any of the land they won in self-defense. Under international law, Hamas is a "terrorist" organization. Under international law the firing of a single missile from Gaza into Israel is called "an act of aggression" and could be treated as an act of war as it's considered the "most serious violation" of international law.

If you really want to find some truly "illegal" countries, you have plenty to choose from that have illegal and unrecognized military dictators, tribal and religious warlords, and sham elections.

Israel is not among that group - it was placed and certified by international law with most of the world's real leaders wishing it the best of luck. Try to find a more internationally legitimate country.

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