Israel Ministers Press for New West Bank Strategy

June 9, 2014 11:49 PM

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TEL AVIV—Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under growing pressure from within his government to devise a new Israeli strategy for the West Bank, after the collapse of peace talks with the Palestinians.

The calls for unilateral action reflect unease among some politicians that the demise of peace talks and the establishment of a Palestinian government supported by the militant group Hamas has left Israel on the defensive without an alternative plan for the West Bank.

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