More Israeli Settlements Could Scuttle Peace Plan

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Correction: An earlier version of this transcript did not identify Daniel Seidemann as the speaker who said that construction of settlements in the West Bank area known as E1 "would dismember any potential future Palestinian state."

After the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to recognize the Palestinians as a non-member state, Israel announced it would expand settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. If completed, the project would effectively divide the West Bank in two, according to the Palestinians.

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