Face it - Netanyahu's so-called "commitment" to two states was a political response to Obama's Cairo speech, and is directly contrary to the firmly stated beliefs he'd voiced previously - - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Giggles
    • 06.07.10 | 21:30 (IDT)

    It's funny how everyone talks like this "commitment" of Bibi's is real; when in fact it's nothing more than a facade meant to buy time, and nothing more. Anyone who thinks his agenda and goals changed from one day to the next is completely naive. There IS no magic switch that would have caused this shift - it exists at face value only, and has absolutely NO substance. On the other hand, Barak's rhetoric DOES have a bit of substance - but he's too much of a political coward to pursue it any further than pragmatic rambling. Which explains his frequently urging Netanyahu to come to terms with a peace settlement. He's willing to be a part of it, and will support it wholeheartedly - as long as it's someone else taking the political heat. A common deficiency among Israeli politicians.

    from the article: Survival is not an objective
    First published 01:24 06.07.10 | Last updated 01:24 06.07.10
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