Saturday, March 20, 2010

"Netanyahu says his nation's security is his top priority. Too bad he's undermining it."

By Fareed Zakaria | NEWSWEEK
"But this crisis hasn't been caused by just one event—the announcement, while Vice President Joe Biden was visiting Israel, to approve new Jewish housing units in East Jerusalem. It caps a year of increasingly strained relations between Washington and Tel Aviv. And while he's apologized for the ill-timed announcement, Netanyahu remains unyielding. In fact, the Israeli press has reported plans to build not merely the 1,600 units announced last week, but 50,000."

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