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“The Jordan Valley has always been considered an area that must be under Israeli control in any permanent establishment of borders, because it is essential to Israel’s defense”

ELDER OF ZIYON The Manufactured Outrage over “Annexation” by Vic Rosenthal May 21, 2020 …A few words about the reality behind the so-called “annexation.” To start with, nothing is being annexed. It is the reasonable position of the Israeli government … Continue reading

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“Israel’s coalition government contemplates redrawing the country’s borders, with America’s blessing. Senior ex-diplomat Dore Gold gives the inside scoop on how and why the status quo may not last long”

TABLET MAG Annexing the Jordan Valley by Armin Rosen May 14, 2020 … Another option would be to annex territory that prior talks haven’t succeeded in taking off the table, but whose strategic value might exceed the backlash risked by … Continue reading

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“Approval of bill by Netanyahu comes following change in US stance regarding the legality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank”

JERUSALEM POST Netanyahu approves Jordan Valley Annexation bill after US changes policy by Lahav Harkov, Tovah Lazaroff November 19, 2019 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave his approval on Tuesday to advance a bill that would have Israel apply sovereignty to … Continue reading

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Government claims 370 acres in West Bank. US Ambassador Dan Shapiro and US State Department Spokesman John Kirby issue harsh words

JERUSALEM POST Palestinians charge Israel with confiscating 371 acres in the Jordan Valley by Khaled Abu Toameh, Tovah Lazaroff January 20, 2016 Palestinians warned on Wednesday that Israel was confiscating 150 hectares [370 acres] of farmland in the Jordan Valley … Continue reading

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Glick: One State Solution supported by 35% of Israel

JERUSALEM POST Who is being delusional? by Caroline Glick November 19, 2015 …And this brings us to the 35 percent of Israelis who support applying Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria. It is this virtual blackout on coverage of opposing views … Continue reading

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For Israel, Two-State Is No Solution

NEW YORK TIMES by Naftali Bennett November 5, 2014 Recent events in the Middle East are a reminder of how the old models of peace between Israel and the Palestinians are no longer relevant. The time has come to rethink … Continue reading

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75% of Israeli Jews Oppose Palestinian State on ’67 Lines, withdrawal from Jordan Valley, division of Jerusalem [VIDEO]

JERUSALEM CENTER FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS by Staff October 19, 2014 Since 2005, the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs has conducted opinion polls on the peace process, Israeli withdrawal to the 1967 lines, continued Israeli control of the Jordan Valley, and … Continue reading

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