With negotiations hopelessly stalled and the deadline for a potential confrontation at the United Nations in September rapidly approaching, the Israeli government apparently decided that now would be the appropriate time to announce a major expansion of one of its most provocative settlements. Interior Minister Eli Yishai said last week that final approval has been given for 900 new units in the Jerusalem "Har Homa" settlement, an area known to Palestinians as Jabal Abu Ghneim.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
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You should post more Hussein Ibish articles here. While a Zionist like myself may not always agree with all of his points, he is one of the smartest commentators on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict I know, not to mention a passionate advocate for the two-state solution.ReplyDelete
I'll keep an eye out. Thanks.ReplyDelete