30 January '17..
The New York Times has an article about Israeli discussions of annexing Maaleh Adumim.
Buried in the article, not noticeable unless you really pay attention, are a couple of things that the media usually ignores altogether.
Here's one, in paragraph 15:
After eight years of little building, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just allotted 100 new building units to Ma’ale Adumim, part of 2,500 new proposed housing units around the West Bank settlements, and another 560 in East Jerusalem.
For eight years we have been hearing about how Israel is building a huge number of houses in the territories and how that was preventing a two-state solution. And many of these charges came from Obama and Kerry.
Now that they are gone, the NYT admits that this is largely false - Israel hasn't built much at all during that time period.
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