Wednesday, October 10, 2007
While the Puppet Abbas Runs Around in Circles, From Meeting to Meeting...Israeli army orders confiscation of Palestinian land in West Bank
· Seizure would allow huge expansion of settlements
· Move seen as rush to make changes before US summit
Conal Urquhart in Jerusalem
Wednesday October 10, 2007
"The Israeli army has ordered the seizure of Palestinian land surrounding four West Bank villages apparently in order to hugely expand settlements around Jerusalem, it emerged yesterday.
The confiscation happened as Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met to prepare the ground for a meeting hosted by President George Bush in the United States aimed at reviving a diplomatic solution to the conflict.
However, critics said the confiscation of land suggested that Israel was imposing its own solution on the Palestinians through building roads, barriers and settlements that would render a Palestinian state unviable......."