SEARCH BLOG: PALESTINE
About 3 months ago, I wrote about "creating Palestine" and the possible geographic dance that would take place. It looks as if Israel is preparing for that day:
As I wrote back then, "When one looks at Israel and Palestinian-occupied territories, there is a very similar situation that is unlikely to be the solution in President Obama's speech."
Israel approves settlement plans
The US claims Israeli settlement is a major obstacle to peace talks
The Israeli cabinet has approved plans by PM Benjamin Netanyahu to build hundreds of new homes in the West Bank, despite strong US opposition.
Israeli media reports suggest that up to 700 apartments could be built in Jewish settlements.
On Friday, the US urged its ally to abandon its West Bank construction agenda, for the sake of reviving Middle East peace talks.
A Hamas spokesman has said President Obama has "failed" over the issue.
President Obama and his surrogate, Hillary Clinton, have demonstrated time and again that they have little grasp of how to deal with both our enemies and our friends.
Unfortunately, that's what happens when you have left-wing ideologues running our government.