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    • 10.03.10 | 15:58 (IST)

    I believe Biden had an ambitious schedule planned during his trip here. He intended to make some dramatic pompous announcement to put Israel in a corner with something it never agreed. Netanyahu heard the rumors of his arrogance and decided to nip his demands in the bud. Just look at the photo op. Netanyahu is wearing the EXACT same outfit as Biden. That does not happen by coincidence. Bibi understood what Biden had planned and nipped it in the bud with the declaration of new housing. The act of dressing the same is an act of "we know your moves"

    from the article: Yishai: Sorry for distress over East Jerusalem plan
    First published 03:04 10.03.10 | Last updated 12:31 10.03.10
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