Levin quoted from "great piece" at "Jihadwatch", says Ilhan Omar is a "(Democrat-Mogadishu)" and that Palestinians "didn't even exist until the 1960s"

Levin quoted from "great piece" at "Jihadwatch", says Ilhan Omar is a "(Democrat-Mogadishu)" and that Palestinians "didn't even exist until the 1960s"
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Citation From the October 16, 2023, edition of Westwood One's The Mark Levin Show

MARK LEVIN (HOST): PJ Media, Robert Spencer, JihadWatch. Title, "Everything you need to know about the Israeli occupation. That is everything the left won't tell you." Here him out. It's a great piece.

"There would be peace in the middle east if Israel just ended its occupation. Right? That's what the squad wants you to think anyway. That's what American media wants you to think. The statements of the three primary members of this winsome leftist House coalition in the Hamas massacres in Israel at the distinct odor of canned talking points. AOC issued a statement that said I condemn is attack in the strongest possible terms. That's a good start, he says, but she then turned on a dime to blame it all on Israel. Ongoing oppression and occupation -- see, if Israel would just ease up on the poor Palestinians, who, of course, have no anti-Semitic bones in their bodies, Hamas jihadist would all open restaurants and shops and peace with dawn upon the region.

Not to be outdone, there was Omar, of course. Democrat-Mogadishu. We now -- we know the occupation is systemic apartheid or a violation of international law, it must end.

Rashid Tlaib, family newly from Palestine -- so-called -- I grieve the Palestinian Israeli lives lost today every day. I'm determined as I were to fight for justice, blah blah blah. The path of the future must include lifting the blockade, ending the occupation dismantling the apartheid system that creates suffocating, you know -- open prison, they call it.

By the beginning of 20th century, ready? Let me start earlier than that. He says if Israel is occupying Palestinian land, can you please explain the basis in international law for Palestinian ownership of this land? They all likely assume that there was a previous Palestinian state and that the Israelis occupied and destroyed it, but in reality, there has never been a Palestinian state of any kind, ever, at any point in world history. There's been a region known as Palestine since 134 AD when the Romans applied the name to the land that had previously been known as Judea. That is, the land of the Jews. And in fact, the Jews used to be called the Palestinians, but Arafat stole that. But Palestine was akin to Staten Island. It was only the name of a region, never of a people or a nation.

By the beginning of the 20th century, the Ottoman Empire had sovereignty over the territory that is now Israel and supposedly occupied land as well. The Ottoman Empire was, however, known by this time as the sick man of York. In the early 1920s, in the early 1920s, just before the empire fell altogether, it conceded control of Palestine in the land that came to be known as Transjordan, and now it's Jordan to the League Of Nations. Jordan is a hundred years old. That's it. On July 24, 1922, the late granted administrative control over these territories to Britain with specific instructions to create, quote, a national home for the Jewish people, unquote, that's 1922.

Britain immediately turned over 77 percent of the mandate to the Arabs to create Jordan but remain generally committed to establishing a Jewish national home in the remainder. This was known as the Mandate for Palestine. Sometimes left this point to it as the Palestinian state that supposedly predated Israel, but this claim relies on the ignorance of the fact that this British territory been explicitly set aside for a Jewish settlement. 9 years before the founding of the modern state of Israel, a 1939 flag of Palestine sports a Star of David. And the state of Israel was founded in 1948, it immediately had to fight a war for its survival against the surrounding Arab nations that had vowed to destroy it.

Then there was finally an occupation, in fact, two. Egypt occupied Gaza and Jordan occupied Judea and Samaria, which it renamed the West Bank, which is why I refused to call it the West Bank. Israel won back those territories in the 6 day war in 1967, but that was actually ending an occupation. Not starting one. Israel was occupied. The only international law governing you over those territories stipulated that they were to be part of a national home for the Jewish people. So, from whom was the land stolen? Not from the Ottomans, who had ceded it to the League Nations, not from the League, which had granted administrative powers over it to the British. Not from the British, who only had it in order to help keep create a Jewish state there.

Not from the Palestinian who didn't even exist until the 1960s when the KGB and Yasser Arafat bestowed Palestinian nationality on a group of Levantine Arabs as a rhetorical weapon to use against Israel. And it worked beautifully. The idea that Israel's occupying Palestinian land was furthered in the 1990s by the Oslo Accords, to which Israel unwisely acceded and in which it agreed to work toward the establishment of a Palestinian state in so-called West Bank in Gaza, which would only become a new base for more Jihadist attacks.

But a Palestinian state, if it ever created, will be the first ever in in history, period. There is no Israel occupation. In fact, it's Israel that is occupied. I'll be right back.