Obama's Beggings sound more like threats - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Chafeeka
    • 30.09.10 | 20:51 (IST)

    Obama is so utterly clueless when it comes to diplomacy. He created the mess over settlements when he unwisely opened his mouth at the beginning of his Administration, and Abbas has never forgotten. Now Obama is trying to persuade Israel to stop construction for the growing Israeli families in Judea and Samaria with this: From an Israeli perspective, moreover, it’s not clear how much the U.S. assurances are worth. Reportedly, the assurances are (1) that Washington will not ask for a moratorium extension beyond 60 days, (2) that the United States will veto any U.N. Security Council initiative — Arab or otherwise — relating to Arab-Israeli peace during the agreed one-year negotiating period, and (3) that Washington will accept the legitimacy of existing Israeli security needs and not seek to redefine them. OK, Barry, so if Israel continues to build, you will abandon them at the UNSC and will question their security needs? Nice. Thug.

    from the article: White House: Obama did not send letter to Netanyahu
    First published 18:21 30.09.10 | Last updated 19:54 30.09.10
Haaretz Headlines
Hermes 900.

A rare look into the world of Israeli arms traders

The brouhaha over Gal Hirsch’s planned appointment as police chief offers a glimpse into a severely broken system.

Obama visiting Seward, Alaska, September 1, 2015.

How Obama defeated AIPAC on Iran

After Iraq, Democrats didn't want to vote for war.

The first day of school at the Jacob Cohen elementary school in Kiryat Ono, September 1, 2015

First-graders’ first step on road to the army

On the first day of school in central Israel, parents pull out the smartphones, kids are excited about arithmetic and the principal compares first grade to getting married and joining the military.

Boulem Sansal

'Arab world is dead, Iran will lead Islam'

Exiled Algerian author Boulem Sansal talks to Haaretz about his new dystopian novel, ISIS, and death threats.