|141. Clarifying the Meaning of U.N. Security Council Resolution 242 [11/2/2008] Ref #11934|
Arab States insisted that Security Council Resolution 242 called for a total withdrawal of Israeli forces from territories occupied in the Six-Day War. Israel held that the withdrawal phrase in the Resolution was not meant to refer to a total withdrawal. Following are statements including the interpretations of various delegations to Resolution 242:
|142. DISPUTED TERRITORIES: Forgotten Facts About the West Bank and Gaza Strip [3/14/2009] Ref #11939|
In 1967, Israel fought a desperate war of self-defense and despite dire odds, won. As a result, the Jewish State not only survived, it also came into possession of additional lands, including territory that is of vital importance to its security.
|http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/MFAArchive/2000_2009/2003/2/DISPUTED%20TERRI TORIES-%20Forgotten%20Facts%20About%20the%20We ()|
|143. Resolution 242, Crystal Clear [3/20/1988] Ref #11941|
Whether they support or oppose the views of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir of Israel, Americans ought to be clear about the meaning of Security Council Resolution 242 of 1967.
|http://www.nytimes.com/1988/03/20/opinion/resolution-242-crystal-clear .html ()|
|144. Comparative advantages - International Law [8/30/2004] Ref #10902|
Compare scenes. In The Hague, 15 justices of the International Court of Justice solemnly order Israel to dismantle the security fence it is building to separate Israelis from Palestinians. In the Gaza Strip, meanwhile, the Palestinians, prevented from killing Israelis by a barrier that exists now, are busy murdering one another in factional warfare of gunfire, arson, and kidnappings. And in Ramallah on the West Bank, the Palestinian Authority is in turmoil yet again over the corrupt and incompetent leadership of the terrorist Yasser Arafat, one of whose chief critics emerged from a television interview to be shot twice in the leg.
|Mortimer B. Zuckerman | U.S. News|
|http://www.minnesotansagainstterrorism.org/MortimerBZuckerman-August02 2004-Comparativeadvantages-USNewsandWorldReport.htm ()|