Renewed negotiations with the Palestinians? This is a code phrase for increased settlement expansion. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 14.06.11 | 05:34 (IDT)

    Peace talks have never even approached the important issues of peace. They aren't meant to. They are a cover for settlement expansion. it has been like that for thirty years. Notice that in thirty years, settlements have grown steadily at an average rate of 1000 new settlers each month. During that same time, there have been several failed and aborted peace talks which did not even come close to discussing the important issues involved in peace. America is not qualified to promote peace. Obama has proven hopelessly biased toward Israel's position, even going so far as to endorse Israeli settlements at the UN. Obama is the first American president to endorse Israeli settlements. This is the reverse of America's long time position. The Palestinians need to do the opposite of whatever Obama suggests. This should be obvious to all.

    from the article: EU pushing peace plan based on Obama's '1967 borders' speech
    First published 02:13 14.06.11 | Last updated 02:13 14.06.11
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