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Israeli Defense Minister pushes unilateral withdrawal from most of West Bank: Good idea?

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Discussion started by Jeff Moskowitz:
Ehud Barak, citing the 2005 Gaza evacuation and flailing peace process, has called for a unilateral withdrawal by Israeli forces from most of the West Bank, maintaining only the areas with large swathes of settlers and points of strategic military importance. Do you think this is a good idea?
Background article: Inside Out: Barak's unilateral proposition Withdrawing from the West Bank may seem like a plausible solution for the time being, but risks are unavoidable. ... Read more