US: Play even-handed role in Israel

Jewish settlements continue to be built on the West Bank as well as in Arab East Jerusalem even though the US government policy states ``no more settlements'' (```Intifadah' Reignites in West Bank,'' Jan. 17).

It is time that our policy reflect an ultimatum to the Israeli government, such as cutting the $3 billion annual grant to the Israelis in half when the bulldozers show up for a new settlement. It is the US taxpayer who pays billions of dollars in grants and privileges to the Israelis, thus supporting the hypocritical activities of the Israeli government. Its promise not to use the grant in the building of settlements is fallacious, because there would be no funds to allocate to settlements without US subsidies. E.S. Sands, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

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