While internal pressure for settlement is greater that external forces nothing will change - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bscot
    • 26.12.12 | 07:19 (IST)

    Israeli gov. fears losing power far more than the current outside pressure from the EU or UN, since the US will block the worst of it. Obama has the power to force the issue but lacks the backbone and fears a Congress backlack. Abbas should put a peace plan on the table and take it to the American people directly but Hamas wants to keep and gain power more than peace.

    from the article: Disenchanted with peace process, EU may try to force Israel, PA into agreement
    First published 08:15 26.12.12 | Last updated 01:20 26.12.12
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