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The Takeaway: Settlement plans test Biden’s Israel approach 

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WASHINGTON — While in Israel late last month, Secretary of State Antony Blinken made it clear that the Biden administration would oppose any new settlement expansion or legalization of outposts.

Not long after, Israel’s new right-wing government announced plans to do just that.

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