The view from Israel's side of the barrier
The Palestinian perspective
Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom explains that the fence is necessary, saying "we have the responsibility to protect our people."
legislator Hanan Ashrawi argues the security barrier brings with it
"tremendous economic and daily living hardships" for the Palestinians.
analyst Yaron Ezrahi discusses his fear that the fence will hinder the
Tamari, director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies, explains his
opposition to the barrier and shares his thoughts on the obstacles to