It is very true that the Illegal settlers depend on "friendly" military to protect them. The Israel government also rush the development of other items like roads but the official response of the government is they do not support illegal settlers. After all they do accept billion in the road map to peace and they do not want to stop the money. The settlers are clearly in favor with the powerful of Israel .
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