I rarely bring news stories as posting. However, given the dearth of good news reporting in the U.S., you don’t find articles like this in the U.S. press.
“Analysts of Israeli expansion claim the latest construction tenders are the tip of the iceberg, and that surveys of infrastructure work and local plans suggest that Israel plans further expansion.”
“Dror Etkes, the coordinator of Settlement Watch, said: ‘This is all part of something much bigger. There are dozens of settlements where the land has been bulldozed and roads have been built where the government is just waiting for the right moment to begin house construction.’”
“‘This is about redesigning Israel and moving the bulk of it eastwards on to the land on which the Palestinians want to build their state. It is a continuation of a process that has been going on for 40 years.’”