The EU Is Building Illegal Settlements in the West Bank

Even as members of the European Union, both collectively and as individual states, obsessively condemn Israel over its settlements in the West Bank, it emerge that that EU is itself funding settlements there. The difference is that unlike Israeli settlements, the EU’s Palestinian settlements are unquestionably illegal. Tom Wilson writes:

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More about: Europe and Israel, European Union, Idiocy, Israel & Zionism, Settlements, West Bank

Hamas and Fatah Compete by Shedding Jewish Blood

During the past four weeks, there has been a rash of violent attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank. These are not a response to any Israeli actions, nor are they spontaneous outbursts. Rather, as Itamar Marcus and Maurice Hirsch explain, the violence is the result of deliberate incitement by the Palestinian Authority (PA), which began when its president, Mahmoud Abbas, realized he was unlikely to win the upcoming national elections. The violence, write Marcus and Hirsch, was originally a way to win votes, and is now a way to maintain popularity after Abbas’s decision to postpone the elections in definitely:

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More about: Fatah, Hamas, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian terror