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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 19.04.10 | 20:30 (IDT)

    Netanyahu is unwilling to make the necessary moves to bring the PLO to the Table. At the very least he could assure the issuance of 10,000 Palestinian building permits inside Jerusalem, a backlog of about 2 years. And he could announce the building of schools and police and fire services for the Arab residents of Jerusalem. And lastly, he could announce and really push for a fair housing law and return of West Jerusalem Arab properties to their original owners. At the same time, he is demanding a gasoline blockade of Iran, an act of war. Somebody get this guy some rationality pills. He's favoring just the kind of sanctions that would cause the disaffected in Iran to rally round the flag and the Mullahs - The very kind of sanctions that would make his a suddenly centrist government if applied to Israel.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israeli construction in East Jerusalem is justified
    First published 15:09 19.04.10 | Last updated 20:12 19.04.10
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