Those who hate the idea of peace - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 09.10.10 | 03:25 (IST)

    Those who hate the idea of peace are delighted. They are delighted to say 'the palestinians never miss a chance,' while they are glad that Netanyahu refused any chance. Netanyahu is delighted, for he may claim to the small percentage of Israelis who want peace, that the Arab Union refused it. Hamas is most delighted of all, because the idea that by waging peace the Palestinians might win a nation has been destroyed. Hamas has been vindicated by Israel and given another chance to pursue war as a solution. The United States, the nation which wanted peace, but was unwilling to do anything necessary, which is to say threaten to cut Israel off from American welfare and it's automatic veto in the UN, will never comprehend that it was Obama, as with Clinton before him, that destroyed any hope for peace and served their masters in Israel instead of their own nation. The last American President to have any real influence over Israel was George Herbert Walker Bush, some 20 years ago. He was responsible for Oslo as Clinton, GW Bush and Obama have betrayed it.

    from the article: Arab League endorses Palestinian decision to halt peace talks
    First published 22:08 08.10.10 | Last updated 22:08 08.10.10
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