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    • Natallie Durson
    • 15.07.10 | 14:37 (IDT)

    It is Obama that is mocking America. He started off aggressively criticizing settlement expansion. After that, for some strange reason, he started back pedeling so fast that he has been stumbling all over himeself. He quickly took up Israels call to change the subject to Iran and has been careful to avoid stepping on any Israeli toes since then. At first it seemed that Obama was willing to be a fool for peace, but in the end he is just a plain fool and another Israel appeasing president. As for Bibi, he is the same as always. There are never any surprises. The peace process will also be the same as always, dominated by Israeli interests (avoid peace and expand settlements). We are left with the long term mystery of how, when an American president annoys Israel, he is either safely ignored or is quickly brought back into line.

    from the article: Tricky Bibi
    First published 03:14 15.07.10 | Last updated 03:14 15.07.10
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