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    • Mike
    • 10.11.12 | 00:15 (IST)

    4 years from now, who knows who will be elected. But, given that the US presidency tends to swing back and forth between Democrats and Republicans, chances are that it will be someone less sympathetic to the Palestinian cause than Obama. The Palestinian leaders wasted their chance during Obama's first term by dithering for 9 months after Obama got Netanyahu to agree to a settlement construction freeze. I think this cooled Obama's enthusiasm for their side quite a bit. Hopefully they don't waste their second chance too.

    from the article: Palestinian Authority looks ahead to second Obama term with weary optimism
    First published 23:00 09.11.12 | Last updated 23:00 09.11.12
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