Israel does not want to draw attention to the measured process of absorbing the Palestinian land. 'Tis best done quietly. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 15.12.11 | 14:46 (IST)

    Israel loves the status quo. There is a low level conflict with Gaza which helps 'justify" the massive military and econmic aid given to Israel be America. It also detracts attention from the settlement expansion which has been going on for decades. Right wing violence by Jewish settlers can only damage this process.

    from the article: Peres: Right-wing violence 'a disaster' that must be stopped
    First published 12:51 15.12.11 | Last updated 12:51 15.12.11
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