Report on Israeli Settlement in the Occupied Territories Vol 21 #3


It is a measure of the stalemate now defining the Israeli-Palestinian peace process that the mere reassertion by US and Israeli leaders of long-held, if conflicting, views is counted as news. In a series of speeches in late May, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu each sought to make his case before an international audience whose frustration with U.S. leadership and Israeli rejectionism has increased the prospect of support for UN action on the creation of a Palestinian state in September.