As settlers take center stage in Mideast peace talks, most driven by economy, not ideology

  • by: ARON HELLER , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 17, 2013 - 8:45 AM

BARKAN, West Bank — Micha Drori is living the Israeli dream: a house, a yard, a wife and three kids. The 42-year-old businessman has found an affordable alternative to Israel's booming real estate market in a quiet community he loves, with a commute of less than half an hour to his job near Tel Aviv.

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