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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 09.10.10 | 11:01 (IST)

    The idea of recognition, independent of cooperation or agreement, is not unprecedented for the USA. The US recognized Israel and Kosovo in the face of opposition. One by a Democrat and one by a Republican. Israel's government is not interested in a sovereign or independent Palestine. That is clear from speeches given by its ministers. An alternate dynamic may be necessary.

    from the article: Abbas may circumvent Israel, ask U.S. to recognize Palestinian state
    First published 10:24 09.10.10 | Last updated 10:24 09.10.10
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