Netanyahu's problem - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Gordon Leeuwrik
    • 23.03.10 | 18:01 (IST)

    No. Obama's problem with Netanyahu is the USA's problem with Israel and its false application for peace. USA funds Israel to the tune of $10B/3years in taxpayer money and is expected to be the broker of peace with the Palestinians. Israel is not at peace with the Palestinians because they occupy and control the land that the Palestinians live on. Israel claims to be democratic but doesn't give the vote to most of the Muslims whose lives it controls. The USA as a broker for peace and a supporter of a democracy with tax payer funds needs both the foundation for peace to be there and for a real democracy to be there. The USA can't even get Israel's leadership to commit to the two state solution let alone peace. If Israel doesn't want peace with a two state or a one state solution and doesn't want to be a democracy for all the people within its borders then Israel should renounce the USA tax payer subsidy and strike out on its own.

    from the article: Is Obama's problem that Netanyahu is a Republican at heart?
    First published 17:18 23.03.10 | Last updated 19:53 23.03.10
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