Peace map. North on 242 then East on 338 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bazmann
    • 30.04.10 | 04:53 (IDT)

    It is heartwarming to see an American president who is fully committed to bringing an end to this sad conflict. Israel will do every trick to avoid the American and European pressure, it will do what it had always done in the past when it got under pressure, it will dissolve the government, wait 3 months for elections and another 3 to form a government. This strategy worked several times in the past. The world community need to avoid this strategy by forcing Israel to abide by resolution 242 and 338 and making it clear that he settlements are illegal in all the occupied territories including East Jerusalem. Israel is the obstructionist and should the world community take the 242 route, Israel will have no say in the matter and will have to withdraw like it did in 1956 when the Americans put their foot down their throat.

    from the article: Israeli officials: Obama to call world summit if Mideast peace talks fail
    First published 01:13 30.04.10 | Last updated 12:20 30.04.10
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