PMO: Deconstructing Netanyahu’s Settlement Myth

Ramallah /PNN/ For years, Israeli politicians exploited the phrase ein partner (there is no partner) in order to dodge substantive peace negotiations with the Palestinians.

These days, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu keeps repeating that it’s “a myth that Israeli construction in the West Bank is an obstacle to peace.”

But simply repeating something doesn’t make it true; reality shows that the settlements are precisely that – a major impediment to peace.

Here are the facts debunking the Israeli settlement myth: