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    • Morris Valentine
    • 29.05.10 | 02:29 (IDT)

    ... as, I assume, Mr Obama will be standing for re-election, and needing all the friends he can get - including the US Jewish community. Of course, in politics as in life, he won't get something for nothing, and I am nearly certain he will be placing the 2012 conference plans in his back pocket - most American Jews would be vehemently opposed to rendering Israel defenceless. Regardless, things should improve in November of that year, when Mr Obama is treated to a long retirement pension by the US electorate, and his ideas about unilateral Israeli disarmament treated to deposition in history's dustbin.

    from the article: Obama 'strongly' opposes singling out of Israel at nuclear conference
    First published 21:13 28.05.10 | Last updated 05:35 29.05.10
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