With Friends Like These....

Jewish settlers attacked American consular officials Friday during a visit the officials made to the West Bank as part of an investigation into claims of damage to Palestinian agricultural property, Israeli police and Palestinian witnesses say....Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that a small number of settlers threw rocks at officials who had come to an area near the Jewish settlement outpost of Adi Ad in two consular vehicles to look into Palestinian claims that settlers uprooted scores of Palestinian olive trees the day before."

More here: Christian Science Monitor.

Gosh. Wonder if the FBI, CIA, State Department are investigating. Sanctions? Drone surveillance?

 

Margaret O’Brien Steinfels is a former editor of Commonweal. 

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