The World from Berlin 'This Time, Israel Has Defied the Whole World'

Europe is furious with Israel for its plan to build 3,000 new settler units to punish the Palestinians, following their elevation to "non-member observer status" in the UN last week. While sanctions appear not to be on the table, German commentators say it is time to get tough with Israeli premier Netanyahu.
A view of the West Bank settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, near where Israel is planning to expand settlement construction.

A view of the West Bank settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, near where Israel is planning to expand settlement construction.

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-- Charles Hawley