Veto Potential is Leverage - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 21.01.11 | 11:16 (IST)

    The US might abstain or be absent or might veto. Hillary and nobody else at State is saying. Maybe if Netanyahu was friendlier towards the US admin, it would be simpler. But every time the US turns around, the Israeli government goes out of its way to dump on Obama or Biden or somebody else. All politics is local, even in the US. The current admin is likely using the veto potential to ask Bibi to act in good faith to get the PA back to the table and if Netanyahu cannot, maybe just maybe, the US will be indisposed on the day of the vote.

    from the article: Settlement issue isn’t Israel's problem, it's Obama's
    First published 07:45 21.01.11 | Last updated 07:45 21.01.11
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