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  • In March, after Bibi Netanyahu forms Israel’s new government, U.S. President Barack Obama intends to arrive for a first historic visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Obama wants to talk with the Israeli people, but has nothing of note to tell them. First on the American president’s crowded agenda will be Iran, and then Syria. Last will be the Palestinian issue, concerning which he has no new initiative.

    What’s left on the Palestinian side of the Separation Barrier?

    In March, after Bibi Netanyahu forms Israel’s new government, U.S. President Barack Obama intends to arrive for a first historic visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Obama wants to talk with the Israeli people, but has nothing of note to tell them. First on the American president’s crowded agenda will be Iran, and then Syria. Last will be the Palestinian issue, concerning which he has no new initiative.

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  • Declaring Ariel a university may meet academic criteria, but it does not meet the criteria of international law. Ariel is a settlement in occupied territory in every way; a settlement established in order to annex the West Bank to Israel, to prevent the establishment of a Palestinian state. Moshe Dayan put forward the idea, and Menachem Begin carried it out.

    Ariel University’s victory is a disaster for both nations

    Declaring Ariel a university may meet academic criteria, but it does not meet the criteria of international law. Ariel is a settlement in occupied territory in every way; a settlement established in order to annex the West Bank to Israel, to prevent the establishment of a Palestinian state. Moshe Dayan put forward the idea, and Menachem Begin carried it out.

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