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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 15.09.09 | 17:30 (IDT)

    Messianic visionaries do not make US foreign policy. Neither the US, EU or any other nation in the world recognises an entity called "Land of Israel" It recognises the illegality of Israel's occupation of the WB and its annexation of East Jerusalem and Golan. That is the international posiition and for Israel to be in continuing violation of that position is a major, if not the main destabilising factor in the ME conflict. That is something Israel needs to come to terms with. It's present position is no longer sustainable. The US must stand firm in respect of international law and long term stability in the ME. This is not merely a difference of opinion.

    from the article: Trying to outsmart Obama
    First published 01:20 15.09.09 | Last updated 02:55 15.09.09
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