Obama is not perfect, but Romney is dangerous - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bernard Rosenberg
    • 04.11.12 | 21:33 (IST)

    Romney is too supportive of Netanyahu for Israel's own sake. Netanyahu is a hardline extremist and Romney will give him all he asks for and then some. While this is some Israeli hardliners' wet dream, it is bad for Israel - if Romney bombs Iran, Iran will retaliate, and given they don't have rockets that could reach the US, it will retaliate against Israel. (Iran, unlike Iraq, does possess some serious weaponry.) Romney would also immediately end all room for negotiations - our enemies are no more inclined to talk to what they'd see as Israel's man in the White House as we'd be to negotiate with an anti-Semite in the White House. The best thing for Israel is a US president who supports Israel, but who does not agree with our most extreme elements - someone like Obama.

    from the article: Obama is good for Israel
    First published 04:21 02.11.12 | Last updated 04:21 02.11.12
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