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    • Brant
    • 29.10.09 | 04:11 (IST)

    To have described Israel, in his Cairo speech to 'The Muslim World' as deserving of acceptance and recognition because of the Holocaust showed Obama to be either a fool with no knowledge or (and it would be much worse) a man who decided to ignore the correctness of modern Israel happening to be in the same place as ancient Israel. This is now and was the Jewish homeland long before there were Arabs or Islam. Worse, Michelle and Barack are close friends of Rashid Khalidi and have never repudiated Khalidi's virulent anti-Israel bias. It's no surprise so few Israelis trust Obama. he has given them precious little reason to.

    from the article: Obama sends Rabin memorial video, in bid to woo Israelis
    First published 02:30 29.10.09 | Last updated 09:36 29.10.09
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