Israel Ignores U.S. Anger at Settlements

There is new friction between the Obama administration and the Israeli government of Prime Minister Netanyahu, once again concerning Israeli settlements. Ignoring the wishes of the United States, Israel Tuesday greenlighted the construction of 900 new homes in Gilo on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The United States considers the area occupied land and, as such, considers it a settlement. President Barack Obama's ambitious plans to kick-start Middle East peace have been stymied for months by...Full Story
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