August 14, 2013
Unsettling Question of Israeli Settlements
Matthew Duss, American Prospect
As if the challenges to productive Israeli-Palestinian talks—set to begin today in Jerusalem—weren’t already monumental, over the past several days the Israeli government has announced the building of over 3,000 new settlement units, and has identified a number of settlements located deep in the West Bank as “priority areas” for future development. If Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s hesitance to return to...
TAGGED: West Bank, Settlements, Israel