December 11, 2012

Abbas and Netanyahu in Wonderland

Charles Freilich, Jerusalem Post

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Israel faces dire, historic decisions in the coming year. With his electoral victory virtually assured it is time for the premier to get his strategic priorities right. This is true for Abbas and the Palestinians as well, but then, they always prefer to live in Wonderland.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinians, Palestine, Israel


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