Keeping the settlement blocks in Jewish hands..... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Morgan Thaler
    • 01.09.10 | 07:54 (IDT)

    Well, there's the rub. So while the negociations drag on, Israel will keep packing the West Bank with more settlers who in turn will occupy more land which will stay in Jewish hands. The longer the negociations take the less there'll be left over for the Palestinians. That's best offer Israel is willing to make. It's easy to see why Abbas didn't wnat to enter into direct negociations until that attitude changes.

    from the article: Barak to Haaretz: Israel ready to cede parts of Jerusalem in peace deal
    First published 00:53 01.09.10 | Last updated 00:53 01.09.10
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