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    • Charles Smyth
    • 25.03.10 | 13:04 (IST)

    When Obama signed the health care bill, he signed the death warrant of the US economy and liberty, so is hardly in a position to admonish Netanyahu. As per Hillary Clinton's AIPAC speech, Netanyahu does indeed have courageous and difficult choices to make. He can choose to make Israel the equivalent of a Mongolian ally to the US, or he can show loyalty to his countrymen, as in the Jewish settlers, and proceed on with making Jerusalem the capital of Israel. The US also has to make courageous and difficult choices. A good start would be to withdraw all political and financial support to the Palestinians, so that they, too, will be incentivised to make courageous and difficult choices.

    from the article: Netanyahu leaves U.S. disgraced, isolated and weaker
    First published 03:20 25.03.10 | Last updated 12:46 25.03.10
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