Intifada in the making

Summary

In dealing with the Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has systematically pursued a “two-track” strategy, which can be summed up as settlements and war.

Israeli authorities are certainly aware that a group of religious extremists is doing everything it can to expand Israeli access to the Muslim holy site of Al-Aqsa, which is a recipe for disaster.

The current, enflamed situation is purely an Israeli affair, because the government’s tacit or open support for extremists is the sole cause of the rising tension and violence.

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