I don't know when the last time you were to San Francisco or LA or Seattle. But urban sprawl is not unknown. And all three have huge vertical challenges though not of this magnitude. After the conquest of 67, Bethlehem was not cut off and surrounded from the rest of the West Bank nearly to the extent it is today cut off and surrounded by the ever-expanding "city" of Jerusalem. I have no doubt that Netanyahu will call anything Jerusalem to deny the coming into existence of a sovereign and independent Palestine. I put nothing beyond him and his Likud cronies to dispossess Palestinians and call 'disputed' whatever is needed to destroy hope for a Palestine that is viable.
Israeli justice minister: Pollard will be released November 20 (Haaretz)
from the article: Comment / Why Netanyahu really does want to advance peace