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    • Geoff
    • 29.11.09 | 01:22 (IST)

    The comments of Likudniks against Barack Obama are ludicrous. Neither the President nor the members of his Administration are "enemies of the Jews" or of Israel. He and his team are doing their best to facilitate negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, an effort that we all hope will lead to peace and save the lives of many people on both sides. As I am sure is well-known, President Obama has senior level advisers who are Jews and who are demonstrably sympathetic to Israel. But neither he nor they are crazy. Israel can't continue building settlements on the West Bank and hope to achieve peace. And the reason they can't do this is exactly the same reason that we Americans can't cross the border into Canada or Mexico and build settlements there without the permission of the governments of those countries.

    from the article: Likudniks blast 'enemy of the Jews' Obama over settlement freeze
    First published 22:54 28.11.09 | Last updated 09:53 29.11.09
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