August 25, 2014

Netanyahu May Be Misreading Obama

Leon Hadar, i24 News

The Associated Press

Obama's willingness to aid in the fight against radical Islam isn't a Carte Blanche for Netanyahu in Gaza.

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TAGGED: Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel, Palestinians, Barack Obama


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