April 24, 2014

Passports Aside, Jerusalem Is in Israel

Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

Why does the U.S. acquiesce to the fiction that Jerusalem -- in particular, West Jerusalem, which has been the seat of Israeli government since 1948 -- may not actually belong to Israel? The answer, unfortunately, is fear of extremist Islamist violence.

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