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    • Natallie Durson
    • 29.12.09 | 05:14 (IST)

    ...it doesn't touch upon Where Bibi is going and how he intends to get there. In the past, Israels actions were rubber stamped by the American president, no matter what those actions were. Lately, this is not true. Added to this problem is the fact that Obama is smarter and of higher moral standing than his predecessors. This means that Bibi will have to make a greater effort than usual to appease America. Bibi will never by the peace maker, and he will never make a substantial settlement withdrawal, but he must make Obama think he will. Of course, his supporters will rebel. They are used to the old system, where Israel did as they liked with no questions asked. They are neither bright or flexible. This means that Kadima can play power games with Bibi, but it changes nothing regarding peace. There will never be a peace until Israel ceases to profit by avoiding peace.

    from the article: Akiva Eldar / Why Netanyahu really wants Livni in his cabinet
    First published 01:46 29.12.09 | Last updated 11:18 29.12.09
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