|Our Dear Leader|
The apparent goal is to give Israel, a sovereign nation, indefensible borders. It would leave the middle of Israel only 8 miles wide:
The deeper question is this: What makes President Obama think he can tell a sovereign nation half a world away where their borders should be? When was the United States granted jurisdiction to make such calls? Why don't we demand Jordan give up land while we're at it? It's preposterous to think that we can go around the world and build nations, enter conflicts that don't affect us at all, and tell nations where their borders should be.
The sovereign people of Israel have a right to self-preservation. They live in a rough neighborhood, but they know how to take care of themselves. Leave them be to resolve their own issues.