Israel Pressured by Obama's Tough Stance on Settlements

On the day Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas met with President Obama to promote the pan-Arab peace plan, Israelis are concerned over an apparent shift in policy toward them from their closest ally. The Obama administration has signaled a tough new stance that is opposed to Israel's settlement building in the occupied West Bank. The issue of the settlements as an impediment to a peace process was emphasized today by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas when he visited Obama at the Whie House, one...Full Story
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