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    • Morris Valentine
    • 10.03.10 | 16:03 (IST)

    'the threat from iran takes priority on all other issues. the obama administration wants to put the emphasis on the palestininan issue.' Ture on both counts. And by the ill-timed announcement of the building project in E Jerusalem, the Israeli government has managed to take everyone's focus off the first count, and onto the second. Mr Netanyahu, I'm beginning to believe, is doing more harm to Israel than are some of Israel's enemies. This latest real estate project went over very poorly here in the States. It's a rare soul I've found - Jewish or not - who supports it. Most painful for me, tho', was watching Joe Biden - who, you can be sure, has been a very strong voice for Israel inside this lousy administration - condemning the Israeli move, whilst on Israeli soil. MV

    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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