NETANYAHU AND THE SETTLEMENTS - THE NEW YORK TIMES

CONSTRUCTION IN THE WEST BANK IS ALSO AT THE HEART OF MOUNTING EUROPEAN CRITICISM OF ISRAEL.

THE OFFICIAL POLICY OF ISRAEL WAS, WE ARE NOT BUILDING NEW SETTLEMENTS, WE ARE HEADING FOR PEACE.

Mr. Netanyahu shrugged it off, saying a few months later: "The French build in Paris, the English build in London and the Israelis build in Jerusalem."

ELI, West Bank — Singing and dancing greeted a triumphant Benjamin Netanyahu when he visited Eli, then a young settlement of 959 residents, shortly after first becoming Israel’s prime minister in 1996. “We will be here...

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