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    • John Swanston
    • 01.12.11 | 07:43 (IST)

    to the US position in the Middle East, has resulted in Israel being in continual conflict with its neighbours for the next 00 years. If the US was really interested in Israel and its continued safety it would have pressured the Israeli government to remove illegal settlements, to return to at least the 1967 borders and have an independent Palestinian state. Just as Israel went to the UN in 1948 and with President Truman's blessing affirmed its statehood. So should President Obama have been their to affirm Palestine's statehood within those same 1948 borders. Then President Obama could stand tall as peace and justice President for both peoples. AIPAC and other such groups in the US actually betray Israel by their interference in proper state affairs by the US government.

    from the article: Obama to N.Y. Jews: No ally is more important than Israel
    First published 06:49 01.12.11 | Last updated 06:49 01.12.11
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