It would be nice if Obama had the will to do this... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 09.10.10 | 13:39 (IST)

    ...but all Obama really wants is a two month settlement freeze to carry him past the elections. He can run a bluff on Israel to get his way, because Israel dare not call his bluff. This is the kind of thing that can take on a life of its own and sweep away those who would seek to stop the process once begun. Obama has started the ball rolling and Israel must respond to satisy Obama very quickly or face the consequences.

    from the article: Abbas may circumvent Israel, ask U.S. to recognize Palestinian state
    First published 10:24 09.10.10 | Last updated 10:24 09.10.10
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