Interesting if Clinton continues the tough love message - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen L
    • 22.03.10 | 10:02 (IST)

    Hillary hopefully will continue the straightforward message: Israel's security is guaranteed, but everything else is on the table. The US does want to see a peace deal, and a fair one at that. Such a peace deal is in the long term interests of Israel, to become a normal progressive member of world society. The cost is conceding some land that is not legally Israel's anyway- and where Israel has plenty of its own land. Other minor inconveniences like being civil to its neighbours and starting to wean itself off a military based economy are not that big a sacrifice. (I admit she probably won't highlight the last one). If she does, what is Aipac's response? Antisemitic shouts; Naive (The Clintons?) All Muslims are terrorists (tricky in the modern world, especially post Goldstone with its pot and kettle connotations at best for Israel). Fascinating to watch.

    from the article: U.S.-Israel row clouds opening day of AIPAC conference
    First published 02:41 22.03.10 | Last updated 11:22 22.03.10
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