Even if now ritualistic Palestinian claims of a hostile “occupation” were to be accepted as reasonable, which they are not, corollary claims of entitlement to “any means necessary” would remain patently false.
Since the publication of the King’s decision not to renew leases renting Jordanian property to Israel, utter hysteria has overcome the Israeli media and the voices of both broadcasters and those they interview are laced with panic.
Israel deployed helicopters full of IDF and civil rescue teams to the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, when a bus carrying 37 schoolchildren and seven teachers was swept away by flash floods. The request came directly from the Jordanian government.
When they signed the peace treaty in 1994, Israel ceded Naharayim in the north and Zofar in the south to the Jordanians. As a gesture of goodwill, then King Hussein leased the land back to Israel for 25 years. His son, King Abduallah II, has announced that Jordan will reclaim that land.