Bush The 2nd has also been pretty clear about his opinions, if you bother reading his lips. The problem is that most Israelis just read the "edited" news and keep being "surprised."
All along, the Bushes have said that to them Ramat Eshkol is not different from Ma'ale Levona, and Har Chomah is just as bad as Otniel. It should all be judenrien according to the Bushes and their staff.
Rice, who was accompanying Bush en route to Israel overnight Tuesday, said that "the United States doesn't make a distinction" between settlement activity in east Jerusalem and the West Bank and that Israel's road map obligations, which include a building freeze, relate to "settlement activity generally." (complete article)
Strangely, it doesn't seem to bother anyone, left, right and center of the international political spectrum when apartheid means JEWS KEEP OUT. The Bush-Olmert-Rice-Peres (etc. ad nauseum) policy is an extreme and primitive form of segregation, based on religion and nationality. Arabs have freedom of movement, and the law protects their rights to live where they wish and buy homes where they wish. Only Jews are not allowed full civil rights in our Historic Homeland.