#34 Ben J - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jonathan Howard
    • 01.12.09 | 10:42 (IST)

    IF this is true, and not another piece of Israeli propaganda designed to head off any such proposal, it is inconceivable that it is not being coordinated with the US. We have seen many times how closely Obama coordinates US policy change with other and especially European countries. We are presently seeing it again over engagement in Afghanistan, where remarks were already being made some time ago by heads of European government (eg Gordon Brown's Mansion House speech) anticipating Obama's formal statement, expected only today. So no, I very much doubt whether Obama feels stupid. Jonathan

    from the article: Livni to Sweden: Ditch EU plan on dividing Jerusalem
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