Another nail in coffin of moderation - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • iztamim
    • 17.02.11 | 14:46 (IST)

    An American veto will simply mean that to be moderate is equal to being stupid, and will be further proof that Hamas is right. Perhaps Abbas deserves this promised humiliation. He may finally realize how futile his policy of "moderation" is and perhaps accept that he should resign and pave the way for alternative strategy. The US has brought and contiue to bring pupular wrath to it allies. Ben Ali and Mubarak have paid the ultimate price, Ali Abdulah Saleh is about to do the same and only God knows what will happen to the rest of America's friend in the region. One would have thought that the American administration will hede the message and make some attempts to change its way. Unfortunately, Obama and his men seem to prefere the easy option of living in a state of denial.

    from the article: U.S. pushing Palestinians to drop UN resolution on settlement construction
    First published 00:27 17.02.11 | Last updated 00:27 17.02.11
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