«"[The plan] aims, on the one hand, to isolate the Arab inhabitants of Judea and Samaria [Israel's name for the West Bank] by defensive obstacles, and on the other to pursue the fight against terrorists on the other side of the obstacles,"»
-- Uzi Landau, Israeli public security minister, quoted in the article "Sharon approves plan to cordon off Arab Jerusalem"
You know it's bad when people get touchily innovative about what to call places. What next, referring to Iraq as "Chaldea", and Afghanistan as "Bactria", and seeking auguries on how to smite the wicked foe in Persepolis? (Woe be unto them!)
Actually, sifting thru ancient names would handily give us a term for the combined land of Israel and Palestine: Philistia. And one could thus refer to the present bickering as the "Philistine civil war".