A Goldblog reader writes:
I didn't know about Gilo's peculiar "good settlement" situation; thanks for clarifying. But "maximalist conditions"? That seems like a...maximalist use of that term to me. A maximalist position concerning settlements would involve dismantling rather than freezing, wouldn't it?
Point taken. I think the Obama Administration's demand for a building freeze in Gilo may be unprecedented (although I'm sure alert Goldblog readers will correct me if I'm wrong) but it's not maximalist.
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