Israeli hard-liners threaten to bolt coalition

U.S. pressure for 1967 borders raises objections among Netanyahu partners

Posted: January 6, 2014 at 2:26 a.m.

JERUSALEM — Benjamin Netanyahu’s hard-line coalition partners on Sunday stepped up pressure on the Israeli prime minister, threatening to topple the government if he caves in to American pressure to accept a key Palestinian territorial demand in U.S.-backed peace talks.

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