Saturday, 30 July 2011

The West Bank: What Does 20th Century History Tell Us About It?

Joel Kontinen

The media often use the concept “occupied territory” of the West Bank of the River Jordan. However, the history of the region shows that an entirely different interpretation is much more likely to be true.

The West Bank was part of the area allotted to the Jewish homeland by the League of Nations but the Arabs never accepted this decision and eventually came up with their own version of whose land it was - and is.

This brief video clip reveals some interesting details about the history of the region: