News Brief 9/12/2010, Tishrei 4, 5771
US Demanding Multinational Force in Judea & Samaria
Jerusalem is reportedly concerned about a recent American demand to establish a multinational force in Judea and Samaria as a means to expedite an Israeli withdrawal from the territory following negotiations with the American-backed Palestinian Authority.
The idea is being aggressively promoted by United States National Security Advisor James Jones, who served as Washington's security coordinator to the region under former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice.
Jones also served as the top NATO commander in Europe, and therefore is believed to be a proponent of using multinational forces to solve conflicts.