Indyk: Settlements Could Drive Israel Into Binational Reality

Special U.S. envoy to ME peace talks says that neither side feels 'the pressing need to make gut-wrenching compromises.'

U.S. special envoy to the Middle East peace talks Martin Indyk issued a strong condemnation of Israel's settlement activity in the West Bank on Thursday night, saying that it could "drive Israel into an irreversible binational reality."

"Rampant settlement activity – especially in the midst of negotiations – doesn’t just undermine Palestinian trust in the purpose of the...