November 8, 2012

President Obama's Mideast Test

Haaretz, Haaretz

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Now that Obama has been re-elected, he must face two issues directly relating to Israel: the Iranian nuclear issue and the diplomatic process vis a vis the Palestinians.

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TAGGED: Iran, Palestine, Middle East, Barack Obama


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