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    • Vladek
    • 23.03.10 | 07:09 (IST)

    Israelis and their leaders have the ability to set national policy and enforce it. After all they have been very successful in suppressing the Palestinians and stripping them of their land. Netanyahu is engaged in a strategy of trying to deceive the USA about the nature of settlement construction. It is about establishing "facts on the ground" to reinforce Israeli claims to a greater Israel at a cost to the Palestinians. Fence-mending is a meaningless activity if it fails to address justice for the Palestinians. The USA needs to stand strong and move towards a just, lasting peace.

    from the article: Netanyahu to U.S.: Palestinian demands may delay peace talks again
    First published 04:41 23.03.10 | Last updated 11:03 31.03.10
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