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    • Eric
    • 13.10.09 | 19:44 (IST)

    Netanyahu has no interest in achieving a final peace agreement. The real goal for him and his buddy Lieberman is to maintain the "status quo" which is to build more settlements and create more facts on the ground, while keeping the Palestinian territories "quiet" by doing the bare minimum (remove a few roadblocks here and there). Any negotiations entered into with Netanyahu will be fruitless and merely a way for Israel to "pretend" they are seeking peace. The Palestinians are rightfully upset and are demanding genuine gestures of peace (such as halting settlements).

    from the article: Fatah memo: We lost hope in Obama for caving to Zionist pressure
    First published 14:58 13.10.09 | Last updated 16:38 13.10.09
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