March 13, 2012

How Obama Sold Out to Israel

Peter Beinart, Newsweek

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Bibi was coming again, and the White House was determined: this visit would not play out like the last one. On Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's previous trip to Washington, Obama had proposed that Israel and the Palestinians negotiate a peace deal based on the armistice lines drawn after Israel's birth. Netanyahu reacted badly, lecturing the president publicly that 'we can't go back to those indefensible lines.'

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