Jerusalem sprawl

West Bank settlement policy
It was appropriate that the final U.S. blessing for the city of Ma’aleh Adumim was delivered to the Israeli government by Deputy National Security Adviser Elliott Abrams. You may remember Abrams as the State Department official who avoided serious punishment, including possible jail time, by pleading guilty to participating in the Reagan administration’s illegal diversion of money gained from selling arms to Iran into aid for the “contra” guerrillas in Nicaragua. Let the Washington Post refresh your memory:


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