Shoot the Messenger? – Matthew Duss – The Tablet 29.01.16
Dan Shapiro delivered some inconvenient truths that Bibi didn’t want to hear. Here’s why Israel should listen. [Matthew Duss is president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace, based in Washington DC]
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U.S. labeling rules already bar ‘Made in Israel’ tag for West Bank – The Forward 28.01.16
A 1995 US Customs notification that requires products made in the West Bank or Gaza to be labelled as ‘West Bank,’ ‘Gaza,’ or ‘Gaza Strip’…and levied 10 percent was meant to aid Palestinian economy after Oslo Accords. Reminder to traders sent January 23.
US backs European Union move to distinguish Israel from West Bank January 23, 2016