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    • Sam
    • 02.12.09 | 09:05 (IST)

    Like the religious and nationalist Jews Netanyahu would like to settle the West Bank, He recognizes, however,that most Jews want peace and doesn't want to separate himself from the US and the rest of the world.He tries to walk the line between nationalism and pragmatism. The result is a temporary freeze but not in Jerusalem. He will give peace a chance but will not wait forever as the Palestinians wish.There is really nothing surprising in any of his moves so far.

    from the article: What Netanyahu really thinks about settlements
    First published 01:12 02.12.09 | Last updated 21:23 02.12.09
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