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As Russia is Squeezed on Ukraine, Israel Gets a Free Pass in West Bank By Ben Lynfield - May 2, 2022

While Russian forces battle to occupy Ukraine, thousands of kilometers away, in a hilly town called Beita, near Nablus in the West Bank, Israeli settlers and the Israeli army are trying to take over more Palestinian territory. And although the differences in scale, depravity, and human costs pale compared to Russia’s incursion, it is understandable why Palestinians see a … Continue reading “As Russia is Squeezed on Ukraine, Israel Gets a Free Pass in West Bank”

Israel’s Occupation Tactics Come Home to Roost By Ben Lynfield - Feb 12, 2022

Surveillance practices of the Israeli military in the occupied West Bank are spilling back inside the country’s pre-1967 borders and threatening the already embattled democratic aspects of Israeli governance. For left-wing Israelis who favor a territorial compromise that would terminate the current de facto annexation of the West Bank, the leakage is proof of their … Continue reading “Israel’s Occupation Tactics Come Home to Roost”