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Route 443 Photos

CREDIT:

A couple of shots of Route 443 through the West Bank that I mentioned yesterday. First here’s the Israeli checkpoint semi-blocking the exit/entrance that would lead from a Palestinian village onto the highway:

Checkpoint

And here’s a view of the wall that separates the highway from the Palestinian territory on either side of it:

Wall

It’s a sort of banal aspect of occupation and settlement in practice that’s a bit far afield from some of the rhetoric you hear. But enough banal things like this, and you don’t really have two states.

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