They didn't take Arafat's or Peres's prize back - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 10.11.09 | 09:23 (IST)

    Did they deliver? There's definitely no reason (or precedent) to take the prize back from someone who still has another three years in which to try to be worthy of it. "Once he used those slogans to avoid the issue. Now, in his second term, Netanyahu wants to succeed and he has the parliamentary majority to do so. " Mr. Marcus, just saying this is exactly like Bibi just using those slogans to avoid the issue. Back it up with concrete evidence, please. Some of us remember Bibi having enormous difficulty mouthing the words two-state while his arm was being twisted a few months ago. Then the arm-twisting worked. It hasn't yet on settlement freeze but it has to. You can't begin negotiations when their object is not defined. Either freeze settlements or announce that negotiations are over 1967 borders including East Jerusalem and right of return. Either have a cake or eat it.

    from the article: Can Oslo take back Obama's Nobel?
    First published 01:45 10.11.09 | Last updated 08:38 10.11.09
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