The footprint of the settlements per se may equal 5% of the West Bank. But the extended "security zones" around those settlements, the "military exclusion zones" around IDF bases, the Israeli-only roads, the building of the "security fence" to incoporate Palestinian land -- that adds up to 42% per cent of the West Bank.
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Death toll in central Israel truck-bus collision rises to six (Haaretz)
from the article: Was the settlement enterprise a strategy to buy time?