The US, France, and Germany continue to support Israel because Israel will still be there when the current government is gone. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Lars
    • 08.11.11 | 15:27 (IST)

    Supporting the Palestinian UN bid would alienate Israeli voters and would damage the relationship with future governments. Since the UN bid is only symbolic and no progress can be made under Netanyahu's government either way, the US, Germany, and France had to weigh their options. I still hope that both Germany and France will be able to abstain.

    from the article: Report: Sarkozy told Obama he 'can't bear' Netanyahu the 'liar'
    First published 10:28 08.11.11 | Last updated 10:28 08.11.11
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