Ecclesiastical and political pragmatism, with a beat
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Land Swaps Vs. Land Grab?
Details emerging from the Israel-Palestinian talks in Jordan suggest that Israel wants to keep all its West Bank settlements, effectively turning its security barrier into a national border. On this 2008 map, compare the green line (the 1967 border) to all the other lines (portions of the fence in place or in the works, diverging from the green line to enclose or protect Israeli settlements), and you see what Israel would get to keep.