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    • Barka
    • 15.11.10 | 19:47 (IST)

    What did the Americans do when the Soviets demanded control of West Berlin in order to protect their particular ideology and economy? That's precisely what the Americans should do now with regard to East Jerusalem. The Berlin air lift won the hearts and minds of the Germans more than anything else, and doing the same to preserve East Jerusalem for the Palestinians would accomplish the same for US policy in the ME. Too bad the American Israel lobby and Christian Zionists will fiercely oppose this to the detriment of peace in the ME, and the security and welfare of their own country.

    from the article: Arab League 'likely to reject 90-day settlement freeze plan'
    First published 13:19 15.11.10 | Last updated 13:19 15.11.10
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