The Israel Studies Program at Mada al-Carmel published a position paper on the recent calls to annex parts of the west bank to Israel. Such calls were voiced by large numbers of Right-wing Israeli politicians, particularly following the election of Donald Trump as American President and the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 2334, condemning the settlements and reaffirming the two-State solution on the basis of the June 1967 borders. Right-wing Israeli voices demanding the annexation of parts of the West Bank have grown in number, and Israeli politicians – particularly from the Likud and Jewish Home parties – took a first step in that direction by proposing a bill to annex the settlement of Ma’ale Adumim to Israel. Others on the Right are demanding the annexation of Area C in its entirety.
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