there are at-least 500,000 settlers in west bank enjoying subsidies and 80-90 % of the resources of west bank,mostly militant Russians. Israeli govt. has neither the power or will to expel them. The coalition government wants expansion. good bye peace- status quo with violence continue Palestinians are the victims. America is under the thumb of Israel.
Ofir Akunis officially replaces Danny Danon as minister of science, technology, and space (Haaretz)
from the article: Settlers plan burst of quick, 'light' construction as freeze nears end