Alright! In another sign marketing has taken over the world, the idea of taking what may be a bad project and re-spinning has taken hold in Israel. The West Bank fence is now being referred to as the “Terror Prevention Fence”. They’re adopting the American way–don’t debate the idea, just the name!
Slate, as usual, provides a nuanced look at the issues that have led to the adoption of the fence. The key dynamic is one of population, as territory controlled by Israel will eventually become Arab majority unless Israel “disengages” from the occupied territories.
Those with a taste for more can see the proposed route here. For my unfamiliar eyes, I found I had no concept of geography in the region.