"obama is a purely political animal, so short term, he'll vetoe." - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 30.08.11 | 06:16 (IDT)

    The dilemma for Obama is pretty stark: if he veto's NOW then the Palestinians will not wait until 2012 before moving to Plan B i.e. vetoing NOW ensures that he loses control of this "peace process" well before 2012. Obama simply isn't going to be able to avoid the fact that Standing Aside And Letting This Pass is actually going to be a better option *for* *Israel* than Stomping On This Plan Now and then watching the PA dissolve itself.

    from the article: New Palestinian strategy document will make it difficult for U.S. to oppose UN vote
    First published 04:15 30.08.11 | Last updated 04:15 30.08.11
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