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What About Greater Syria or Syria-Palestine?

Reader comment on item: Corbyn, Sanders, and the Need for Israel Victory

Submitted by Robert (United States), Feb 15, 2023 at 11:47

In the historical past, during and before the Ottoman Empire, Greater Syria was essentially the Levant and it included Lebanon, Jordan and the rest of Palestine, including Israel. Accordingly, there is now space for Palestinians to rebuild the failed-states of (Lesser) Syria and Lebanon. The idea that current Palestinians must have a state right outside of the Armistice Lines (not borders) does not make demographic or nationalistic or religious sense; Palestinian identity is essentially currently defined as adversity to Jews and Israelis. Neither Syria, nor Lebanon, nor Jordan has any Jews left, and that is the case with all the Arab and Muslim countries of the whole world: Isn't it obvious that the world is in fact practicing APARTHEID against Jews by confining them to Israel as it existed before the 1967 War? In fact, Israel Liberated the West Bank, Jerusalem, and Gaza from Jordan and Egypt respectively; the idea that for some reason Jews and Israelis cannot Settle anywhere else in the Middle East except within the 1967 boundaries of Israel is simply Antisemitic Apartheid against the Jews, while other peoples are crossing borders of other counties in the Americas and Europe and are recognized as Refugees, legal or illegal, and the latter may be deported. Furthermore, the reality is that what the Palestinians truly want is on display in Gaza under the leadership of Muslim Brotherhood Hamas; the destruction of Israel. Accordingly, that is a State of War, and the best way to Victory is Close Settlements throughout the former Mandatory Palestine. Jews will never do to the Palestinians what the Nazis did to them, or what the Palestinians desire to do to the Jews of Israel. So Palestinians will always remain neighbors of the Jews of Israel. But why must there be a future Palestinian State that is 100% free of Jews? Isn't that clearly Palestinian Apartheid against Jews? I recommend that there should be at least 20% Jews living in Close Settlements throughout the West Bank. There is a better model for this region in the European Union: the future should be some kind of Union in which any new state (Palestinian?) has a substantial minority of Jews, just as Israel has 18.1% Palestinian Israelis (Citizenship) cohort. Furthermore, considering what the Jewish Israelis have accomplished in Israel as opposed to the Palestinian Muslims (and Christians), it would be good for the creation of a future state which will not become a Failed State (as in Syria, Lebanon, etc.). In brief, consider in the future the possibility of a United States of Israel-Palestine in which the future Palestinian part is not 100% free of Jews.


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