Friday, September 26, 2008

Radical Settlers Take On Israel

The Jewish settlement of Itamar in the West Bank, with the Palestinian city of Nablus in the background. Some settlers are violently resisting any pullout prospect.

There have been bouts of settler violence for years, notably during the transfer of Gaza to the Palestinians in 2005. Now, though, the militants seem to have spawned a broader, more defined strategy of resistance designed to intimidate the state.

But, of course, since they're Israeli Jews, they CAN'T be terrorists - they're RADICALS...

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