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    • Natallie Durson
    • 09.10.10 | 21:53 (IST)

    I was being sarcastic. Neither Obama nor any other American president will get tough with Israel. This means peace will not come through talks. As long as Israel continues to profit by avoiding peace, Israel will continue to avoid peace. This means that peace will not come until Israeli expansion is complete. I have two serious gripes with the process. The first is peace fakery. Peace fakery will not turn into real peace unless America gets tough with Israel. Even then it will be tough. Without American toughness, it is better for America to butt out. My second gripe is America political, financial, and military support of Israel. Israel is already weaponed up more than most of the worlds nations. Israels potential enemies don't even have air forces or armor. Why does America pour billions of dollars in weapons into Israel every year if America wants peace? The more lopsided the forces, the less likely Israel is to make peace.

    from the article: Livni: Netanyahu should agree to Obama's request for settlement freeze extension
    First published 19:33 09.10.10 | Last updated 19:33 09.10.10
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