Country Update

January 2011
Political Risk Yearbook: Israel Country Report;2011, pU-1
Country Report
A country update for Israel as of December 1, 2010 is presented. It reports that the U.S. has convinced Israelis and Palestinians to restart the peace process in early September 2010. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asserted that he does not agree to stop the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank while the Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas appeared avoiding the issue. Also noted is the military relations of the U.S. and Israel who are holding joint military exercises,


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