Journal: Israel Starts 112 New Settlements

07 Other Atrocities, 08 Wild Cards
Chuck Spinney
Yet another contemptuous snub to US “peace” efforts.  Biden ought to tell them to go to hell and turn around and fly home … but he won’t, thus confirming again the our pusilanimous acquiescence to Israeli policies that hurt and humiliate the United States
Chuck

Israel OKs new settlement work despite slowdown

By AMY TEIBEL, Associated Press Writer, 8 March 2010

JERUSALEM – Israel authorized the construction of 112 new apartments in the West Bank despite a pledge to slow down settlement building, the government disclosed Monday — enraging the Palestinians just a day after they reluctantly agreed to resume peace talks.
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Phi Beta Iota: The time has come to crush Israeli genocide against the Palestinians and Israeli theft and waste of water from Arab aquifers.  We protest the continued use of taxpayer funds to arm and supply dictators in the Middle East and the Israeli genocide machine.  A regional water authority and a two-state solution that leaves Jerusalem as an international neutral zone wouild appear to be called for, and easily affordable if we divert the money we now waste on war to waging peace in the Middle East.  Gandhi said it best: “Palestine is to the Palestinians as France is to the French.”