Netanyahu is dragging Israel into the mud - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Peter Blessing
    • 05.09.11 | 06:02 (IDT)

    Palestinian demand for statehood at this time could have been avoided if they have found a partner in the Netanyahu govt. Obama's approach to statehood is better, but Netanyahu stalled the move... peace can be negotiated if both parties are willing. Netanyahu's gamble by playing right wing politics is to weaken Obama so that he doesn't win next year's election. Obama will support Israel no matter what, and of course win in the election, but Israel will face serious international pressure and there will be no alternative than to let go

    from the article: PA official: Some 140 countries expected to vote for Palestinian statehood bid at UN
    First published 02:48 05.09.11 | Last updated 02:48 05.09.11
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