is Bibi's strategy. Obama knows it but can't do anything about it because of pending congressional elections. As long as Bibi can yammer on unchallenged aout "no partner for peace" he can continue the plantation of Palestine forever. As long as the occupation is a "temporary" security expedient, Israel does not have to face the fact that it has created a system of blatent apartheid in the West Bank. As Aluf Benn pointed out in October, Bibi's real goal is to hold on to Area "C" forever.
4.2-scale earthquake felt in Dead Sea, Jerusalem area (Haaretz)
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