Clinton: Israeli building hurts peace

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, speaks during a media availability with Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheik Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa at the State Department in Washington Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

March 22, 2010 8:14:28 AM PDT
New Israeli construction on land claimed by the Palestinians threatens peace efforts and undermines America's ability to help end the Arab-Israeli conflict, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told a leading Jewish organization Monday.