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    • Zionist
    • 19.03.10 | 15:15 (IST)

    This article buys the American rightwing spin as gospel concerning Obama's foreign policy and international style of diplomacy. The articles thinks of Obama as tentative, and misguided. The opposite is true. It's been so long since Israel engaged in international decency toward the moderate Palestinians that cordiality is mistaken for weakness when others, such as Obama, embrace that approach. America has never been more widely respected for the new way of respect he uses as a tool of diplomacy. Thank God he has the strength to know it is only from strength that one can risk what fools may perceive as weakness.

    from the article: Netanyahu thought he could take Obama, and lost
    First published 01:13 19.03.10 | Last updated 13:34 19.03.10
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