Kerry's intentions - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jan Elshout
    • 11.08.13 | 22:36 (IDT)

    This raises questions, not only about the intentions of the Israeli government, but also about Kerry's intentions. Given the dependence of Israel on American support, it would have been easy for Kerry to enforce a settlement stop. This would not just have been an American wish, but a demand by international law and many binding regulations (and a prerequisite of the Road Map as well). The fact that Kerry did not enforce such a stop raises suspicions about his intentions.

    from the article: Israel to start building nearly 1,200 new units in West Bank and East Jerusalem
    First published 15:36 11.08.13 | Last updated 13:23 11.08.13
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