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Golan Policy May Invite Israel’s Right to Annex West Bank Territory. That Would Spell Disaster.

Dennis Ross and David Makovsky

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Washington Post

March 29, 2019

If the Trump administration wants its peace plan to have any chance of success, it must announce soon that it will oppose any unilateral steps toward annexation.

Will Netanyahu, if reelected, push for annexation in the West Bank? Time will tell. At this point, it is difficult to predict the outcome of the vote. There is, however, only one scenario in which Netanyahu is likely to remain prime minister, and that is as the head of a very narrow right-wing government. And in such a government, Netanyahu is unlikely to be able to forestall the legislation already being pushed by those on the right to annex parts of the West Bank...

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