MIDDLE EAST: West Bank: Decade of Occupation

"We are not going to leave this place. We will stay here forever in the middle of Samaria. There is no power in the world that can force us out."

—Israeli settler on the West Bank

Ten years ago this week, the Six-Day War erupted. In its most extraordinary military triumph, the Israeli army reunited the divided Holy City of Jerusalem, decisively defeated the combined forces of Egypt, Syria and Jordan, and occupied huge swatches of Arab land—the Sinai, the Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.

For all the Arabs in the occupied...

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