"Because it can."

The process of seizing Walajeh's spring was seen as illegal by court - but will the "glitch" that made it so be swiftly repaired? But the sheer impunity surrounding the theft -- described here - is a strong indication that the court ruling will soon be reversed on a technicality.

Israel expropriated a Palestinian spring. Why? Because it can.

 

 

 Israeli government officials gathered at the spring.

Israeli government officials gathered at the spring.