'Temporary' camel's nose under the tent - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dean Blake
    • 22.04.10 | 19:30 (IDT)

    Negotiators know the 'temporary', 'back room' and 'gentlement's agreements' are ways of putting the camel's nose under the tent and then it can not be reversed. Each new American administration tries some 'nose forward'. If there ever is peace in ME and israel is to be compromised, what does the USA expect to get out of it? Consumers of deoderant and Mickey Mouse films? Arab culture doesn't want much of what USA offers and we can get oil anywhere; what do they offer? Why compromise Israel. I say: No deal.

    from the article: Obama offered Netanyahu a gentlemen's agreement on Jerusalem
    First published 13:55 22.04.10 | Last updated 23:34 22.04.10
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