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    • zmogus
    • 01.05.10 | 17:12 (IDT)

    ...that the decision-making about the conflict will be taken out of the American domestic mechanisms of president/congress and of electorate/representatives, into which the groups of interest like AIPAC intervene disproportionally. It will also be somewhat secured time-wise, since, once initiated by the US president, such international process can't be revoked after the end of his term. Such initiative also won't be easily accusable of oil- and strategic interests of the broker, since it would be shared and handed not to the UN with its Arab-countries-strong forum but to the pro-"western" ME peacemaking Quartet with its members' various strategic interests. Neither AIPAC/Likud could easily manipulate, nor Taliban could afford to wage targeted terror, against such body of arbiters. Obviously, such process still must pass the test of resistance by the American lobbies. But Obama is making right step to evoke such possibility, leaving the choice between 'bad' and 'worse' for Israeli gov't

    from the article: Israeli officials: Obama to call world summit if Mideast peace talks fail
    First published 01:13 30.04.10 | Last updated 12:20 30.04.10
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