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    • 22.10.12 | 15:03 (IST)

    Harding is asking the same question that has already been put forward by '2-staters' who lost heart during Obama's current term in office. If re-elected will he become far more supportive of the Palestinians and far less concerned to appease conservative America. His term in office began so promisingly when he delivered his first major foreign policy speech in Cairo. Since, he has taken steps to foil the Palestinian search for statehood through the UN and has enabled the most right-wing government in Israel's history to extend the occupation and leave the ultra-nationalists and religious extremists feeling more powerful then ever.

    from the article: You need to have a dream, veteran U.S. civil rights activist tells Obama after visiting West Bank
    First published 04:38 22.10.12 | Last updated 04:38 22.10.12
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