Actually, it probably had very little to do with anything said by Abbas - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • WeCan2
    • 30.10.10 | 20:34 (IST)

    The situation is self-evident, and there's absolutely NO embellishment that could possibly drive the point home more than itself! The public relations duel had already been lost for Netanyahu, and the only thing he did by trying to defend his position is to aggravate Israel's loss of credibility. What he and his right wing cronies fail to comprehend, is that the tired old rhetoric Israel has used in the past - to defend its illegal occupation - no longer holds water...it's become as transparent as glass, and it's position is increasingly weakened every time its pretense is raised. No amount of rhetoric can close the windows that have been opened into the realities of the occupation. The eyes of the world have opened, and they'll not be closed again.

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Netanyahu, Abbas and the battle for the U.S. press
    First published 19:23 30.10.10 | Last updated 19:23 30.10.10
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