Biden goes to Israel and the building starts again on the West Bank. The newspapers are saying that Netanyahu was "blind-sided" -- how could he not know what was going on?
U.S. condemns Israel's plans to build housing in east Jerusalem
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
JERUSALEM -- After spending most of Tuesday celebrating what he called the "unshakable" bond between the United States and Israel, Vice President Biden ended the day strongly condemning the longtime U.S. ally for approving 1,600 new housing units in disputed east Jerusalem -- an awkwardly timed move that threatened to kill a new push for Mideast peace by the Obama administration....link to complete article