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Yes, the Sinai was nothing

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Submitted by yellowdog (United States), Feb 9, 2014 at 16:49

Yes, returning the Sinai was nothing. Israel stole it in the 1967 invasion. Then, years later, Egypt had to buy back it's own territory. If I seized your house at gunpoint and then refused to give it back until you paid me, would you say I was giving you some great gift? And you question Heikal's credibility?

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More exactly: you threaten to capture my house but I beat you to it and take yours. You bear the moral onus.

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