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    • Michael N
    • 19.03.10 | 16:37 (IST)

    The anti-Obama crowd believes that the prsident failed in his foreign policies. Not so. His style is to give adversaries a wide lattitude, enough rope, and then tighten it. He is doing what is necessary with brain, not brawn. Netanyahu who is a bully by nature, misread the president, who then yanked on the rope. If and when Obama signs the health bill, his power and craftiness will be apparent. The AIPAC crowd too will have to understand that a 2 state solution and building in East Jerusalem are mutually exclusive. They also have to understand that by indirectly supporting the Shas and Ultra Orthodox agenda they are not helping Israel.

    from the article: Netanyahu thought he could take Obama, and lost
    First published 01:13 19.03.10 | Last updated 13:34 19.03.10
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