December 4, 2012

Mr. Netanyahu's Strategic Mistake

New York Times, New York Times

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel seems determined to escalate a crisis by retaliating against the Palestinians after the United Nations General Assembly voted to elevate Palestine to observer state status.

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TAGGED: West Bank, Settlements, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu

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