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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 11.03.10 | 00:27 (IST)

    How many times must Israel clearly show that it has no intent to negotiate a two-state solution before the world gets the message? Time to drop the issue and Israel. Israel has made itself quite clear and it is also clear there is no one who will apply the kind of pressure Sec. State Baker did. Time to just shut down all cooperation and financing of Israel, block arms shipments and close our embassy. Israel has nothing but contempt for the United States and we can't afford to suffer endless humiliation because Bibi and Avigdor get their jollies that way. We don't need to do anything but walk away from Israel. Leave it alone. Treat it as any other hostile third world country. Israel has made it clear we don't matter to it, and that it does not even owe us a fig-leaf of courtesy. If Israel doesn't owe us that we owe it nothing.

    from the article: Arab League chief: Abbas won't enter indirect peace talks now
    First published 13:40 10.03.10 | Last updated 08:05 11.03.10
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