Israel's security belt

Israel must resist international pressure and hold on to the Jordan Valley in a future peace deal, as sudden changes in the volatile Middle East could render it even more important.

jordan valley
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US Secretary of State John Kerry is once again in town, trying to reach an agreement on a framework for continued peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

One of the issues in dispute is the fate of the Jordan Valley, which is indispensable for Israel’s national security.

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