September 10, 2012

Israel's Powerful Settler Movement

Dan Ephron, Newsweek

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With Israel’s economy starting to dip, the high financial price of settlement expansion is getting more attention than usual. Dismantling Migron and resettling its residents alone could cost of the state millions of dollars. And yet, polls show nearly half of Israelis continue to support settlement expansion, while Netanyahu’s approval rating remains above 50 percent.

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