Water deal tightens Israel’s control over Palestinians

A recent water agreement, signed under the auspices of US President Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy in mid-July, may actually cement Israel’s control over water resources in the West Bank, experts say. “The mindset with many US administrations has been that it’s a victory getting a Palestinian and an Israeli in a room. It sells newspapers,” said Diana Buttu, a former adviser to the Palestinian negotiating team. “What doesn’t sell is someone looking at this with a critical eye and saying it’s a terrible idea.”
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