Sovereignty in the Jordan Valley must come first

Is Israel really hesitating to grab the opportunity presented by the U.S. “Peace to Prosperity” plan? There are troubling signs that this might be the case.


First, the plan to apply sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria and the Jordan Valley involved 30 percent of the territory. Then came the idea of extending sovereignty in phases—a bad idea that only invites rounds of violence and terrorism. Now, it appears...