It always takes a bit longer with our American friends..:) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Swiss (Dino)
    • 19.03.10 | 20:38 (IST)

    It very much looks like the Obama administra- tion (and the majority of the U.S. public) have finally come to the conclusion, that our highly esteemed friends in Israel once in a while only understand the "language of the hammer". The eternal Israeli diplomatical weapon Shimon Peres ("Mr. Nice words") has obviously slowly but surely lost its effect, but hey, if "the hammer" is in the long term interest of the Israeli people (as well as the Jewish Diaspora abroad) there is absolutely no reason to be sad or disappointed. Those are good news for you, my Israeli friends, even if you aren't (yet) capable or realizing it.....

    from the article: Clinton: Decision to escalate row with Israel 'is paying off'
    First published 20:04 19.03.10 | Last updated 01:59 20.03.10
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