"We were disappointed by the announcement of new tenders in East Jerusalem yesterday." Yeah, well, that don't mean much unless we know **why** you are disappointed.... queue the flunky...."It is contrary to our efforts to resume direct negotiations between the parties," Pathetic. No, more than pathetic. The State Dept should call it as it is i.e. these are all COLONIES that have been established by a MILITARY OCCUPIER, and as such are very, very, very illegal under int'l law.
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: Clinton: Two-state solution still possible for Israel, Palestinians