Annexation vs. sovereignty: Words matter – It is factually incorrect to assert that Israel intends to “annex” territory to which it has legitimate claim and that never has been part of a “state of Palestine.” | JNS.org
(June 8, 2020 / JNS) Words matter. They drive narratives. They influence policy. And they shape people’s perceptions.The current debate over whether Israel’s proposed actions in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank)—in accordance with U.S President Donald Trump’s “peace to prosperity” plan—amount to “annexation” or the “application of sovereignty” is a prime example.