There's a phrase making the rounds at the State Department : The Palestinian leadership "wants a deal with Israel without any negotiations" and Israel's leadership "wants negotiations with the Palestinians without any deal."... Tom Friedman said. For anyone who needs a clear-headed glimpse into Obama's mind-set or anyone else for that matter, can read the rest of this brilliantly-crafted article by Mr. Friedman in today's New York Times. It will alleviate all pretense of who snubbed... who. Here's a link.... http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/08/opinion/08friedman.html?em
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