The U.S. State Department's need for balancing condemnations of Palestinians every time they acknowledge an Israeli transgression is ridiculous. As self-proclaimed mediators-in-chief, they need to point blame where deserved, not 50%-50% regarless of what happened. Of course, Clinton, Rice, Nuland, et al. have no problem condemning Palestinians when they act badly, without that blaancing excuse.
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