Every American that is educated and knows basic middle east history knows that the Arabs have turned down peace so many times and have taken on violence. We all also know that Israel has made so many gestures towards the Arabs and have not gotten any reciprocity. Israel has every right in the world to build in the west bank - because there never was a Palestinian state in that area and the arabs turned down peace in 47, 67 and 2000. It is ridiculous to think that Israel will go back to 1967 borders and move 500,000 Israelis only to put the entire state of Israel at danger.
Merkel says would welcome constructive Iranian role in any Syria talk (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu's rhetoric over policy is jeopardizing Israel