Not one occupation, but two

A great piece in the NYRB by Nathan Thrall on the Fayyad government in the West Bank:

In October, Dayton will retire and be replaced by a three-star Air Force general, Michael Moeller. During the next year, Moeller is scheduled to receive the USSC’s largest ever appropriation. His tasks, as the deadlines for both the Fayyad plan and the end of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations approach, will be to advance two irreconcilable goals: building a Palestinian force that can guarantee Israeli security while also lessening the perception that the US is firmly supporting what many residents of the West Bank, like the independent politician Mustafa Barghouti, have come to describe as not one occupation but two.

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