A bit of realism wouldn' come amiss - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • James O'Connor
    • 01.09.11 | 11:25 (IDT)

    “The report argued that had Israel offered "a political option" that would have enabled the U.S. administration to draft an agreed formula for resuming Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, it might have been possible to neutralize the Palestinian move”. It should surely be possible for an Israeli leader to reach accommodation with the Palestinians on his own without having to have his hand held by the US administration. Besides, whether some people like it or not, most of the world feels Obama bent over backwards to foster negotiations and all he got from Israel was snubs and efforts to humiliate him and his administration.

    from the article: Knesset report slams Israel's preparations for Palestinian statehood bid
    First published 01:05 01.09.11 | Last updated 01:05 01.09.11
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