December 21, 2012

The Fading Mideast Peace Dream

New York Times, New York Times

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s aggressive new push to expand settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem further isolates Israel while diminishing fading hopes for a two-state solution with the Palestinians.

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TAGGED: Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinians, Palestine, Israel, Middle East


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