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What about Arab countries?

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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Aug 6, 2006 at 07:31

>Submitted by Tom Tonon, Aug 3, 2006 at 19:37

>1) The Jewish State of Israel was created in 1948 against the consent of the vast majority of the people living on the land in question

Which country in the Middle east was created with the consent of the majority of the population?

Iraq? This was a British colonial creation out of the 3 Ottomon provinces in the aftermath of WW1. British put in charge Sunni minority against the wishes of Shias and Kurds

Jordon? Ditto. The British put as King of Jordon a saudi exile.

Saudi Arabia? It was created by the military conquest of the whole of Arabian peninsula by Saudi family and suppressing all other Arabian tribes.

None of the countries in ME apart from Israel have anything like representative government

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