#52 Mark of Lewiston - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Der Zauberberg
    • 28.03.10 | 19:57 (IDT)

    The April 14 Bush letter to Sharon was indeed a statement of policy, as statements of previous administrations were on this issue. Congress "strongly" endorsed the principles of this letter in a resolution of 23 June 2004. Israelis and Palestinians both interpreted it as a "second Balfour Declaration," as was noted by David Hirst in the Guardian on 16 April 2004 (he views that as a negative) and a major change in policy by Electronic Intifada in an article titled "The Bush Sharon Letters" (again a negative evaluation) but for all concerned a major aspect of American policy and you fail to MENTION it in your earlier posts on US policy on these issues. Get real and drop your one-sided rot.

    from the article: Peres blames Netanyahu for breaching Jerusalem status quo
    First published 01:36 28.03.10 | Last updated 02:02 28.03.10
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