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“Israel’s sovereignty over the Jordan Valley must be decoupled from the Trump plan”

ALGEMEINER Israel Should Apply Sovereignty — and Reject the Trump Peace Plan by Benjamin Anthony and David Benger July 1, 2020 Regardless of how far-reaching or limited, and immediate or gradual, the process may actually be, Israel should apply sovereignty … Continue reading

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“Much as West Germany and East Germany reunified at the end of the Cold War, it is well past the time to reunify Judea and Samaria with the rest of Israel”

TIMES OF ISRAEL It’s not “Annexation.” It’s Reunification. by Gerard Filitti June 28, 2020 As Israel prepares to extend its rightful sovereignty over Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”), we bear a historic – and moral – responsibility to accurately … Continue reading

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“The purpose of these diplomatic efforts was to reach an agreement on the nature and scope of the response from Sunni Arab countries, chief among them Egypt and Jordan, which have peace treaties with Israel – if and when Israel applies sovereignty”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) ‘Jordan, Egypt will make only symbolic condemnation of sovereignty’ by Daniel Siryoti June 23, 2020 …Senior Arab diplomatic officials, along with senior defense and intelligence officials in Egypt and Jordan, confirmed to Israel Hayom … Continue reading

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Annexation opponents “give the false impression that Israel would be seizing areas to which Israel does not have the legal right. In fact, there was never a Palestinian-Arab state or a right to one in these areas”

JERUSALEM POST American Jews support Israeli sovereignty and for good reasons by Morton A. Klein and Mark Levenson June 20, 2020 Poll after poll shows that Israelis overwhelmingly support applying Israeli sovereignty to Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley. American … Continue reading

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“There is no compelling moral, historical or political reason why annexation in whole or in part should be made contingent on agreeing to the creation of a Palestinian entity”

JERUSALEM POST Yes: annexation, No: Palestinian state by Michael Freund June 18, 2020 …As with many such debates, this has largely devolved into two competing camps. There are those who call for accepting Trump’s plan, saying that the extension of … Continue reading

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“With Pompeo’s statement, the U.S. reversed previous policy, declared its support for Israeli life in historic Judea and Samaria and tacitly backed the assertion of Israeli sovereignty at any time”

NEWSWEEK Trump is Better Than the Two-State Solution by Yishai Fleisher June 9, 2020 …With COVID-19 striking at the U.S. economy and riots breaking out in America’s cities, President Trump needs a win in Israel—not another headache. But the “Deal” … Continue reading

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“Reclaiming ownership of indigenous lands – and governing those outside the process of history”

FRONT PAGE MAG The Morality of Israel’s ‘Annexation’ by Professor Jason D. Hill May 29, 2020 …In a previous essay, I have written about Israel’s moral right to annex Judea and Samaria. I want to now turn to the actual … Continue reading

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“Senior officials in the moderate Arab countries made it clear that, despite the pan-Arab stance against the annexation plan, behind the scenes the move is not being challenged as forcibly as the Palestinians might hope”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) ‘Next few weeks will determine whether future decades will see peace or bloodshed’ by Daniel Siryoti May 27, 2020 …Arab sources told Israel Hayom Tuesday that while Arab leaders were concerned that the unilateral annexation of … Continue reading

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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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“With seemingly dovish NYT op-ed, Daniel Pipes angered many former allies on the right. He’s not backing down, but stresses his goal is still Israel’s victory over the Palestinians”

TIMES OF ISRAEL I believe in compromise, says hawkish pundit under fire for opposing annexation by Raphael Ahren May 12, 2020 Daniel Pipes caused a serious commotion last week among fellow right-wing pro-Israel pundits by arguing — in the opinion … Continue reading

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