December 13, 2010

Obama Gets Dose of Mideast Reality

Tony Karon, The National

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Mr Obama knows that for the Palestinians, the failure of the diplomatic process perpetuates an intolerable situation, but his domestic political considerations militate against going out in front to press for Palestinian freedom over Israeli objections. But if others step forward and take the steps that Mr Obama is politically unable to take, that could yet change the equation. Thus, a cry for help.

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