Obama, in Indonesia, Criticizes Israeli Settlements

Jonathan Wiseman of the WSJ reports: Obama, in Indonesia, Criticizes Israeli Settlements.

Netanyahu Rejects Obama Criticism of East Jerusalem Construction Planning. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected U.S. and Palestinian criticism of Israeli plans to build more homes in east Jerusalem, saying Israel has never accepted “any limitations” on construction in what it regards as its capital city. “Jerusalem is not a settlement,” Netanyahu said, according to a text message sent from his office yesterday. “Jerusalem is the capital of the state of Israel. Israel never took upon itself any limitations on construction in Jerusalem

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