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U.S. condemns Israel´s
settlement expansion plan
in Jerusalem, West Bank

Haaretz [Israel], by Barak Ravid

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 12/1/2012 9:41:19 AM

The U.S on Friday condemned the Israeli decision to build 3,000 new homes in the settlements, which came as a response to the UN vote to upgrade Palestine´s status to a non-member observer state. "These actions are counterproductive and make it harder to resume direct negotiations or achieve a two-state solution," White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said. "We reiterate our longstanding opposition to settlement activity and East Jerusalem construction and announcements." "Direct negotiations remain our goal and we encourage all parties to take steps to make that goal easier to achieve," the White House spokesman said.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Salt5792, 12/1/2012 9:51:46 AM     (No. 9042805)

After starting five wars of annihilation against Israel, the Arabs have no moral grounds to object to the settlements.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cdunnrun, 12/1/2012 9:54:33 AM     (No. 9042809)

I love it! The Lion of Judah is neutering the U.N., the Obama administration, and their terrorist neighbors who want a Palestinian state by building homes. LOL!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: scribe35, 12/1/2012 11:14:16 AM     (No. 9042999)

Go Israel!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: prettywoman, 12/1/2012 11:26:27 AM     (No. 9043028)

Love it!! Build more, Israel!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 12/1/2012 11:50:05 AM     (No. 9043058)

Israel needs to condemn America´s settlement expansion on occupied Indian ancestral land. Insist on giving the occupied Dakotas back to the Sioux, and occupied Florida back to the Seminoles.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: gop_guys, 12/1/2012 2:34:28 PM     (No. 9043236)

Good point 5. Throughout history people have been dispersed and scattered due to wars being lost. Does Israel have the fortitude to take back Gaza and expel the Egyptians, Jordanians, Syrians, et al to their former homeland? Wouldn´t that solve the problem? Why wouldn´t these countries welcome their Muslim brothers with open arms? Oh right, because they keep these poor folks bottled up in misery and poverty because of their hate for the Jews.

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