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    • The Pragmatist
    • 24.09.11 | 12:02 (IDT)

    Both Abbas and Netanyahu will return to their respective constituencies claiming success. Netanyahu will be positively beaming, and Abbas more subdued. The USA is now been ruled out as a mediator,and despite having apparently escaped from having to use the veto , they have in the process burned up a lot of political and moral capital with their European allies and the Arab world. Netanyahu returns with the West Bank firmly in his pocket, but with deteriorating relationships with Turkey, Egypt, and the Middle Eastern Neighbours. His biggest battle probably lays within Israel, with the changing proportion of secular and orthodox jews. THe government has moved , and will continue to move towards a more autocratic ,fundamental bias. For the secular Israeli's, the Jewish homeland dream may not prove that attractive. Like many of their diaspora, they may choose a life elsewhere. Who knows the future of the Palestinians?. They do not have a wealthy patron. The past week has depressingly reaffirmed the Golden Rule: he who has the gold makes the rules.

    from the article: The anticlimax of the Palestinian UN bid
    First published 12:51 23.09.11 | Last updated 12:51 23.09.11
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