Obama Blindly Supports Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vladek
    • 10.12.09 | 19:56 (IST)

    Wake up Israelis. Stop feeling sorry for yourselves. Obama will not risk the loss of the pro-Israeli Jewish vote in the USA. He will continue the Bush-Cheney policies of ignoring Israeli human rights abuses against Palestinians. Obama has tried to establish preconditions for negotiations requiring Palestine to recognize Israel as a Jewish state and the "conditions on the ground," namely the settlements. It is the EU and Russia that have objected. Obama and Netanyahu are expert at establishing a facade of progress, but they truly are committed to the continued control of Palestinians.

    from the article: Poll: More Israelis like Obama, but don't feel he supports them
    First published 15:20 10.12.09 | Last updated 15:44 10.12.09
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