Very timely opinion-piece by Gabi Sheffer... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Esther
    • 24.02.10 | 12:14 (IST)

    It's sad, but Obama, whom I greatly admire, has not been able to cope with this Israeli government, this bunch of extremist right-wingers, who with their deeds put even the USA's Republicans to shame. Ironically, through Obama's long association with his Jewish head-of-staff (who happens to be left-leaning!), Obama has become super-sensitive to the Jewish nation's defence-needs. This obviously contributes to his hesitancy in dealing with us in the sure-handed definitive manner than we deserve, ultimately for our own good. Needless to say, Bibi et al, play this up to the maximum, even invoking the Holocaust whenever possible...

    from the article: Why does Israel continue to dismiss Obama's Mideast peace efforts?
    First published 01:29 24.02.10 | Last updated 08:14 24.02.10
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