There is a reason why Netanyahu cannot agree now to a freeze - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 21.10.11 | 18:28 (IST)

    Nothing about this issue was mentioned among Netanyahu's "concessions" in the UN. Indeed, he explained his refusal to freeze just days before by blaming it on... Abbas, so I assume he still refuses a freeze; he wants to eat as much of the pizza as possible while discussing how to divide it. In this case, the Palestinians better get the UN General Assembly to declare statehood, then join the ICC, and have anybody approving and voting for settlemet construction indicted by the Court for a war crime. That Netanyahu refuses to freeze settlement construction makes sense, because otherwise he would look like an idiot to Israelis, for he refused a freeze for a miserable THREE months only and this despite a huge bribe Obama was willing to pay. If he now does it for nothing, how would he look? Of course, like the Yahoo that he is.

    from the article: Palestinians confirm Israel offered partial West Bank settlement freeze in return for talks
    First published 16:35 21.10.11 | Last updated 16:35 21.10.11
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