President Obama should join Arab delegation - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Paul Freedman
    • 28.03.10 | 22:37 (IDT)

    There is no point, now, of Israel making further unilateral concessions to the Arab and Islamic parties through the pipeline of the current executive administration in the White House. Obama has seriously violated his campaign promises to support a united Jeruslem, his acceptance of a freeze in construction excluding Jerusalem, and has consistently downplayed the anti-Jewish whiff emanating from protests against "Jewification" of Jerusalem, denigration of Jewish history and incitement to program emanating from the Arab and Islamic commmunity. Know, he is aligning the American administration with the policy of international delegitimation and blackmail of Israel's enemies, all, supposedly to start "proximity talks" for gosh sakes. Israel concessions at this point will only encourage further pressure on the Obama administration from those he is apparently more comfortable with than Israel and its Jews and its supporters in the United States. Let him join the Arabs in direct talks.

    from the article: Report: U.S. will 'consider abstaining' if UN votes on East Jerusalem
    First published 21:09 28.03.10 | Last updated 21:44 28.03.10
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