Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Israel's Security Wall Fails

From Michael Omer-Man: 
Consecutive Israeli governments have sworn from here to The Hague that the fence was not a unilateral attempt to drawing new borders without consulting the Palestinians. And yet dozens of Israeli politicians have openly stated the exact opposite.

Relative moderates like Sharon confidant and then-justice minister Tzipi Livni and former Netanyahu crony Dan Meridor have stated quite clearly that any future border will be based on the route of the fence, as far as Israel is concerned. They are considered moderates in this context because they imply that the fence will delineate an actual Palestinian state. Hardliners like Benjamin Netanyahu and his coalition partners have entirely ruled out the idea of any Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank.
Here is the full article.

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