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Netanyahu proposes 10-month West Bank settlement freeze

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Netanyahu proposes 10-month West Bank settlement freeze

Today Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu proposed a 10-month freeze on settlement construction. For more on the latest announcement, Martin Savidge speaks with Ghassan Shabaneh about how Netanyahu might be trying to prop up Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and why the Palestinians have already rejected Israel's offer.

Posted: November 25, 2009 17:10   Comments: 29
Israelis settle in occupied West Bank for economic reasons

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Israelis settle in occupied West Bank for economic reasons

There is no sign that the building of Israeli settlements will cease. Economic and ideological settlers continue to flock to the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Himel visits both sides of the wall dividing an Israeli settlement and a Palestinian refugee camp.

Posted: November 19, 2009 16:37   Comments: 81
U.S. sends mixed signals about Israeli settlement policy

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U.S. sends mixed signals about Israeli settlement policy

Political commentators are debating whether Secretary of State Hillary Clinton provided excessive praise for Israel's move to restrain -- rather than end -- settlement building in the West Bank. The state department contends that the U.S. has not actually modified its policy stance. Daljit Dhaliwal talks with Daniel Levy about the latest developments.

Posted: November 2, 2009 10:58   Comments: 143
How you see it: Settlement freeze for Israel?

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How you see it: Settlement freeze for Israel?

U.S. President Barack Obama plans to meet in New York with the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority. If Israel imposes a freeze on all settlement construction, are you confident there would be a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 21, 2009 11:33   Comments: 43
Israel’s West Bank expansion defies President Obama

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Israel’s West Bank expansion defies President Obama

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that the building of Jewish settlements in the West Bank is "a national necessity." Daniel Levy of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation discusses the issue of settlements and whether or not there will be a freeze on settlement construction.

Posted: September 8, 2009 18:07   Comments: 37
U.S., Israel discuss thorny issue of Israeli settlements

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U.S., Israel discuss thorny issue of Israeli settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell failed to reach an agreement about Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses prospects for a broader Middle East peace deal. Tell us what you think.

Posted: August 26, 2009 12:16   Comments: 136
Israel indicates a military strike on Iran is possible

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Israel indicates a military strike on Iran is possible

In a critical week for U.S.-Israeli relations, four prominent American officials are in Israel to discuss key topics such as Iran's nuclear threat and Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Levy of the New American Foundation discusses developments out of the Middle East.

Posted: July 27, 2009 16:03   Comments: 22
Iran question looms ahead of major U.S. talks in Israel

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Iran question looms ahead of major U.S. talks in Israel

Next week, the Obama administration is sending three high-ranking officials to Israel. Iran and its nuclear program are expected to be high on the agenda. Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses the possibility that Israel might attack Iranian nuclear sites.

Posted: July 24, 2009 11:50   Comments: 2
Palestinians eye high-level talks on Israeli settlements

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Palestinians eye high-level talks on Israeli settlements

On Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and George Mitchell, the Obama administration's special envoy to the Middle East, met in New York. Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building. Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses how Palestinians view the settlement issue.

Posted: June 30, 2009 10:24   Comments: 38
Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building

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Israel may be open to a freeze on settlement building

On Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is set to meet with George Mitchell, President Obama's special envoy to the Middle East, about a freeze on settlement building. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses the importance of the settlement issue to the peace process.

Posted: June 29, 2009 11:13   Comments: 23

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