Is Peace Out of Reach? – CBS’s “60 Minutes” Report on Settlement Activity in the West Bank
On 25 January veteran reporter Bob Simon presented a 13-minute segment on CBS’s “60 Minutes” on how settlements were undermining the possibility of a two-state solution. It included interviews with Mustapha Barghouti, Meron Benvenisti and settler spokesperson Daniella Weiss. Not unexpectedly, it provoked a lively reaction.
The ‘US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation‘ commented:
“This piece marks the first time that a mainstream U.S. media outlet has dared to accurately portray what Israeli occupation and settlement mean for Palestinians living in the West Bank and to explain to the American public why this system is apartheid.”