Friday, June 29, 2012

Israel’s Watergate--Whose water is it?

Mark Langfan (left) seen here with his father, William Langfan,
during their recent visit to Israel, is finally getting a hearing,
after 22 years of hard work, to show
that Israel’s water resources are at risk.
(Photo: Atara Beck)
Not only is the claim that Israel steals water from the Palestinians a flagrant lie, but the exact opposite is true – Palestinians are stealing water from Israel, and Israel provides the Palestinians with plenty of water, says American attorney Mark Langfan, whose findings were recently confirmed by a detailed Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) fact sheet regarding the water issues in the West Bank, published by the Civil Administration of Judea and Samaria.

Focusing on the issue of water resources, Langfan has been struggling to bring awareness of what he sees as the need for Israel to hold on to the territories of Judea and Samaria, as well as the Golan Heights, in order not to lose access to its own vital water supply. -- Atara Beck, Jewish Tribune

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