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    • Stephen Connor
    • 12.12.07 | 23:26 (IST)

    Tosefta, It is complicated in every direction by this building spree. 1) No peace agreement is reached - More people living closer to the occupied means more money spent on IDF protection, more settler/Arab incidents and lots of bad publicity and a more difficult eventual solution (there is just so much walling in and restriction of movement that can be justified). 2) A peace agreement is reached and Israel chooses to evacuated - The more building the greater chance that they cannot afford the eventual compensation and the greater chance that the population of that size will resist evacuation. Gaza was a monumental task. Yesha is astronomical. (cont.)

    from the article: Civil Administration chief: Hundreds of units approved in disputed areas
    First published 00:00 12.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 12.12.07
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