The headlines this week reeked of déjà vu, reminiscent of previous confrontations and intifadas, as conditions on the ground in Gaza are becoming more and more similar to those that preceded the 2014 war.19:05 05.02.16 | 4 comments
There's absolutely nothing illegal about Jewish residence in the West Bank. Read the article at http://www.commentarymagazine.com/viewarticle.cfm/the-illegal-settlements-myth-15295 for the complete facts. Jewish residence in the West Bank is legal, but many media outlets and government claim, with no basis, that Israel has incurred an obligation to prevent Jews from residing in the West Bank. David Phillips' expert analysis at the URL above in fact anticipates and debunks the anti-"settlement" arguments in the BBC's own international-law spin-doctoring, which can be found at URL http://www.bbcgovernorsarchive.co.uk/docs/reviews/lubell_law_report.pdf. Please forward the Commentary article on to your friends and family!