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    • Jake in Jerusalem
    • 21.04.10 | 17:04 (IDT)

    I knew this a year ago. By raising hopes among Arabs and Islamists, Obama guaranteed that they would hate America even more. Israel isn't going to roll over and play dead, which is what the Arab side so desires, so there were only two remaining possibilities: 1) The Arabs would say that America CANNOT deliver Israel to them because America is weak, or 2) The Arabs would say that America doesn't WANT to deliver Israel to them because America is anti-Arab. Either way, the Arab and Islamic world will see even less reason to respect the USA and cooperate with Uncle Sam. Here we are, a year later, and - surprise! - the Arabs are unhappy with President Hussein-Obama - the best friends the Arabs ever had in the White House. The reputation of the USA is in decline and BHO is doing everything to make it even worse. This demonstrates Obama's naive approach to foreign affairs - hey it's not the Chicago City Council out there anymore! It's the real world! He still doesn't get it.

    from the article: Palestinians losing faith in Obama administration, poll finds
    First published 16:22 21.04.10 | Last updated 22:35 21.04.10
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