December 19, 2012

Israel Building Settlements Out of Spite

Haaretz, Haaretz

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The madness of construction in the territories is blinding the government to the threat to Israel and its citizens that the loss of our country's few friends represents.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Palestinians, Settlements, West Bank, Palestine, Israel


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