Do the Benefits Outweigh the Problems Brought by Retaining Territory Won in the Six-Day War? "Our aim... is the full restoration of the rights of the Palestinian people. In other words, we aim at the destruction of the State of Israel. The immediate aim: perfection of Arab military might. The national aim: the eradication of Israel." (Katz, pp. 10-11). These words, spoken by the Egyptian president Abdel Nasser, sum up Arab goals in the Six-Day
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Bank, and Gaza Strip will reduce Israel's defense and geo-military capabilities so much that no political agreement can truly make up for that. I believe that the return of an area like East Jerusalem is also preposterous. To me, the state of Israel's only real importance to the Jewish people is because of its religious significance. Without the Western Wall there is really no difference between living in Israel, and living in the United States.