A distinct hardening of the American response. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 26.11.09 | 02:41 (IST)

    I urge everyone to go here: http://www.state.gov/video/?videoid=52607607001 and view the video of special briefing by George Mitchell. Sorry, guys, if you see that video you'll see that Mitchell simply does not believe Netanyahu, and does not accept that this is announcement is good enough for the USA to get off Netanyahu's back. Good enough to shift the Pals? Maybe. Maybe not. But the USA is not going to embrace this announcement as the be-all and the end-all, and there is CERTAINLY no hint that the USA will now blame the Palestinians for any failure to move to direct negotiations. A very interesting briefing indeed.

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