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    • zionist forever
    • 18.11.09 | 11:49 (IST)

    Martin Luckily for Israel Obama cannot unilaterally cut off American military, economic and political support no matter how much he might like to. To do that he needs the support of Congress which he won't get. There are a.lso midterms coming up in March and quite a few Democrats are expecting to loose their seats so the last thing they want is their president making to much trouble for Israel if it might cost them seats in Congress. I would say Bibi has at least until March before he has to worry about Obama to much. If Obama had any sense he would tell Abbas sit down talk with Bibi unconditionally. I might be able to get some small concessions out of him but just don't expect to much on Jerusalem but your going to have to talk unconditionally or you don't have any hope of every getting a state in any border. The US & EU have already ruled out supporting any unilateral decleration of statehood so that leaves Abbas with 2 options. 1) Say we lost 2) Negotiate unconditionally

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Netanyahu senses Obama's weakness on Jerusalem
    First published 02:50 18.11.09 | Last updated 18:38 18.11.09
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