I think the settler response is excelent. Whilst many have the knee jerk reaction to tell the settlers go back to israel or what not, but look a little deeper. Although there is so much between the settlers and and the locals this could offer a good chance for responsible dialoge. Not just regarding this construction but all construction in the west bank, about seriously living as neighbours. This is an oppourtunity for building bridges, it may not go anywhere but its worth a shot.
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from the article: Settlers: New Palestinian city will harm security, the environment