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Judea/Samaria (West Bank) settlements not illegal, undoing Obama’s historic antisemitic policy shift

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President Trump has done it again. This decision is a stunning rebuke of Obama’s anti-Jewish policies and the  antisemitic ruling by the European Court of Justice to label Jewish products from Judeau and Sumeria.

It is the perfect response to UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (which President Obama allowed to pass) calling “settlement” activity a “flagrant violation” of international law and with “no legal validity”.

This decision is long overdue. Denying Jewish people the right to live in their ancestral homeland is immoral. It will also not bring about peace. Instead, it will encourage more terror attacks and incitement from the Palestinian Authority.

President Trump is truly the GOAT, and a remarkable human being. Any Jewish American who votes for Trump’s opponent in 2020 is nuts. #Trump2020

West Bank settlements not illegal, US decides in historic US policy shift

It was not immediately clear how the new policy would impact the future roll out of the Trump peace plan.

By Jerusalem Post, November 18, 2019:

In a historic reversal of US policy, the Trump administration is set to announce on Monday that it does not view Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal. The policy change is scheduled to be formalized in an official address by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington.

The decision, The Jerusalem Post has learned, came after a year-long review conducted by the State Department’s legal office. The team met with international law experts as well as officials from different governments to hear their opinions.

The review was prompted by the Obama administration’s decision to enable the passing of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 in December 2016, according to which settlement activity constitutes a “flagrant violation” of international law and has “no legal validity”.

In 1978, the Carter administration concluded that the establishment of civilian settlements was inconsistent with international law but President Ronald Reagan overturned that stance in 1981. Until Obama, administrations recognized that settlement activity could be an obstacle to peace but mostly didn’t get caught up on legal positions.

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