Is he supported by the US? Betcha he is - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rammer
    • 08.01.12 | 18:04 (IST)

    It is no secret that the US is getting tired of the current breed of Israeli politicians who are leading it into a veritable swamp at the ICC. When push comes to shove, the US will always fight Israel’s battles in the international community, but all the indications now (save for vacuous statements by Republican hopefuls and dutiful applause on Capitol Hill) show that the US would rather not get mired in that. The US will happily meet the Palestinian demands rather than get into endless fights at the ICC. Netanyahu is pushing hard against this, so it is time he goes. By the way, if you think the US is not happy about Palestinian unity you have got another thought coming.

    from the article: Veteran Israeli anchor Yair Lapid leaves Channel 2 to enter politics
    First published 16:39 08.01.12 | Last updated 16:39 08.01.12
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