I think that it's pretty much recognized by the whole world that any plan Israel has to advance negotiations invariably is one they advance in anticipation of forestalling and/or thwarting anything that would upset the status quo - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • UnsavoryEcho
    • 01.04.11 | 06:02 (IDT)

    And of course they are approaching Russia in hopes of convincing it to help with the Israeli agenda because its less vocal on the issue of a Palestinian state than the EU and the US. But if I recall, Russia is just as strongly behind the concept as the others? Makes you kind of wonder what Israel might actually be offering Russia in return for its cooperation?

    from the article: Israel holds secret talks with Russia in bid to thwart recognition of Palestinian state
    First published 01:00 01.04.11 | Last updated 01:00 01.04.11
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