Netanyahu is deceitful to offer"freeze" for "Jewish state", and the Palestinians are foolish to reject it out of hand - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 12.10.10 | 02:44 (IST)

    Netanyahu knows very well that The Palestinians cannot (and should not) recognize Israel as a "Jewish State", while the meaning of the term is not clear to everyone. This is Netanyahu's way to "look better" in the US. It is merely a PR gimmick. But the Palestinians should take advantage of the situation. They probably understand that until the US Congressional elections (in 3 weeks), Obama cannot pressure Israel for political reasons. They should play the Netanyahu game of delay for 3 more weeks, maintaining the appearance that the peace talks are not actually broken so that Obama does not look like having failed. After the elections, it can be assumed that Obama will start applying real pressure on the Israeli Yahoos. Make him look good now, and you will be repaid with interest later.

    from the article: Netanyahu asking Palestinians to cede right of return
    First published 01:30 12.10.10 | Last updated 01:30 12.10.10
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