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Day 27/03/2010

The Wall and the Times

The New York Times has published another editorial again criticizing the Israeli government’s settlement policy in East Jerusalem. (Editorial, Mr. Obama and Israel, New York Times, Mar. 27, 2010, at A18). Somewhat more substantive than many of the articles to appear over the past two weeks (which refer to mainly the new settlement construction announced that “embarrassed Mr. Biden and complicated efforts to restart peace negotiations” as “an affront,” “an insult” and so on) with the online counterpart to the print edition carrying this map showing just how serious the settlement issue is:

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