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The West Bank Is About to Erupt, and Israel Is Doing Little to Stop It

While Iran's nuclear deal and the maritime dispute with Lebanon continue, Israeli defense officials are most concerned with what's happening in the West Bank

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
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Amos Harel
Amos Harel

Most of Israel’s frequent security briefings focus on the new nuclear deal between the world powers and Iran. The maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon is still raging, accompanied by fierce threats from Hezbollah. But in every conversation with defense officials in the past several weeks, it is the Palestinian arena that tops the list of potential areas of escalation, particularly the West Bank.

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