Israeli settlement spending spiked by 39% under Trump - Peace Now

Jerusalem Post - 05-14


Spending on West Bank settlements spiked by 39% in 2017, the first year US President Donald Trump was in office, the left-wing group Peace Now reported on Tuesday. In 2017, the government spent NIS 1.650 billion on the settlements, compared to NIS 1.189b. in 2016. This was the largest sum spent on the settlements in at least a decade.