It should also be noted that as well as being a security measure, the barriers are designed to torment the local population and make ordinary social and economic activity very difficult. Presumable this is to make life intolerable for non-Jews in Eretz Israel. The non-Jews will then leave leaving a better demographic future for Zionists. Simple huh?
Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy (Reuters)
from the article: U.K.: Israel must lift obstacles to movement in West Bank, Gaza