In the last of a series of reports on Israel's new security barrier, NPR's Michele Kelemen looks at U.S. reaction to the project. Bush administration officials have said they understand Israel's need to take steps to prevent terrorist attacks, but they say the barrier should not be constructed on territory Israel seized during the 1967 war.
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