The only "reality" the speech ignores is the reality on Israel's internal politics - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dyinglikeflies
    • 20.05.11 | 14:32 (IDT)

    The position Obama staked out, peace with complete mutual recognition and minor border adjustments to reflect realities on the ground, and an un-armed Palestine, is the same as it ever was. Or ever will be. If in 50 years Israeli and Arab leaders finally accept this reality, which they are currently unable to do without being shot by their own citizens, there can be peace. Bibi in criticizing this speech is speaking to what he thinks is the Israeli "street".

    from the article: Ahead of meeting with Obama, Netanyahu says 'there are things that can't be swept under the carpet'
    First published 13:28 20.05.11 | Last updated 16:59 20.05.11
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