Annexation of the West Bank carries with it other dangers that have been overlooked and underexamined — starting with the destabilization of Jordan.
"Since he first took office as prime minister in 1996, 23 years ago, this has always been Netanyahu’s core underlying purpose: to prevent, forever and always, the emergence of a Palestinian state on the West Bank," writes @NYTimesCohen
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Netanyahu can’t just decide to make a third of the West Bank part of Israel. It would be an illegal act, deny the Palestinian people the right to self-determination and be a dangerous threat to the chance of peace and security for both peoples.
I applaud for their recent decision to remove all their vacation rental listings from the occupied West Bank. These listings in illegal settlements promoted structural discrimination, theft of Palestinians' land, and direct violations of international law.
No violence in the West Bank. No violence in Jordan. No protests in the Arab Street. Only Hamas. Only a terrorist group that urged its militants to attack Israel. Terrorists who refuse to recognize Israel’s right to exist. And this is how the NYT covers it. Shame.
At least one Palestinian has been killed and 200+ people injured during protests across the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza. Protests are happening across the world following President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.