U.S., Israel at Odds Over Settlements

The United States is using some of the toughest talk ever against Israel, one of its closest allies and perhaps most complicated geo-political relationship. In an interview with CNN on Friday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lambasted Israel for the timing of its announcement to expand settlements into East Jerusalem, a decision that coincided with a visit by Vice President Joe Biden. "The announcement of the settlements on the very day that the vice president was there was insulting," she...Full Story
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