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Must we go back to Biblical days for a solution to the ancient problem of Israel vs. Palestine?

The practical reality is that the world community attempted to draw a line under the problems in May 1947 after (literally) centuries of unrest. These facts are not in dispute:

On May 15, 1947, the General Assembly of the newly formed United Nations resolved that a committee, United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP), be created "to prepare for consideration at the next regular session of the Assembly a report on the question of Palestine". In the Report of the Committee dated September 3, 1947 to the UN General Assembly, the majority of the Committee in Chapter VI proposed a plan to replace the British Mandate with "an independent Arab State, an independent Jewish State, and the City of Jerusalem..., the last to be under an International Trusteeship System". On November 29, 1947, the General Assembly adopted a resolution recommending the adoption and implementation of the Plan of Partition with Economic Union as Resolution 181 (II). The Plan attached to the resolution was essentially that proposed by the majority of the Committee in the Report of September 3, 1947. Israel was admitted as a member of the United Nations by majority vote on May 11, 1949. The Israeli Declaration of Independence was read out on Friday, May 14, 1948 by David Ben Gurion, who then became the first Prime Minister of the new state. The State was quickly recognized by the United States and the USSR. (Source: Wiki)

Since May 14, 1948, there hasn't been a single instance of aggression provoked FIRST by Israel. Not a single one. Has Israel stated (over and over) that they would defend themselves against aggression? Yes...and they have...but that's not anything like destroying the peaceful creation of a Jewish state that was endorsed by practically the entire world.

Have nations grown utterly weary of witnessing and trying to diplomatically intervene in the relentless whining and complaining of Palestine? Yes, but Israel has acquesced to many of Palestine's demands and--guess what--they're just not going to acquesce anymore.

If peace-loving nations allow Palestine to continue its bullying, the PA provides a road map for any other nation that seeks to overcome other nations, the result being what a mess. This simply cannot be allowed, in my opinion. Therefore, the United States should defend Israel as it's in our national interests to do so.
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