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The Status of Jerusalem in International and Israeli Law – Shmuel Berkowitz (JCPA via Daily Alert)

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The Status of Jerusalem in International and Israeli Law – Shmuel Berkowitz (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs)

(Daily Alert, Apr. 13, 2018)
This detailed study by a renowned expert on Jerusalem shows that Israel has valid legal status in the city.
Israel gained control of both parts of the city after Jordan and other Arab states declared war upon it in May 1948 and in June 1967.
In doing so, Israel exercised its right to self-defense, which international law recognizes as a legitimate reason for using military force.
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