Source: 10 Falsehoods That Netanyahu Told During His Appearance At CAP ~ IGOR VOLSKY, AVIVA SHEN, JACK JENKINS, VICTORIA FLEISCHER, TARA CULP-RESSLER, THINK PROGRESS NOV 10, 2015.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Center for American Progress head Neera Tanden on Tuesday as part of his latest visit to the United States, during which he’s attempting to appeal to both conservatives and progressives. In a wide-ranging forum, the hawkish prime minister invoked several of his favorite claims about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Netanyahu is known to have distorted facts in the past, from rewriting the history of the Holocaust to grossly overstating Iran’s nuclear capacity.
ThinkProgress, an editorially independent news site affiliated with the Center for American Progress, fact-checked his discussion with Tanden and found a number of false claims.
1. Settlements aren’t a core issue affecting the peace process.
CLAIM: Netanyahu claimed that the settlements are not a…
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