Tag: Prejudicing Israel’s Claims to Secure Borders
Untenable Linkages: Tying a Cessation of Palestinian Violence to an Israeli Settlement Freeze
May 15, 2001 | Amb. Dore Gold
Israel has been increasingly facing new diplomatic initiatives that, in effect, call for a freeze in Israeli settlement activity in exchange for a cessation of the eight-month-old, low-scale warfare on the part of the PLO, which the Palestinians call the Al-Aqsa Intifada. This new linkage has arisen in two distinct forms.