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If Settlements Are Only 1.1 Percent of West Bank, How Are They an Obstacle to Peace?

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2011/11/17/settlements-obstacle-to-peace/
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In an interview with Charlie Rose this week, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said the Palestinians’ refusal to negotiate unless Israel freezes settlement construction is unjustified, because their claim settlements are stealing the land needed for a Palestinian state is pure ‘propaganda.’ How so? Because ‘after 44 years, the whole …