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Aid package hurts peace process

Aid package hurts peace process

Kudos to Richard C. Gross for telling the truth about the Israeli-Palestinian "peace process" ("Israel aid deal delays potential for peace," Sept. 19).

As Mr. Gross states, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu often claims he supports peace talks with the Palestinians. But his actions and those of his administration tell a completely different story. Take just one figure — the number of Israeli settlers living in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem — and it becomes clear that Mr. Netanyahu has no intention of ever agreeing to a Palestinian state...