Monday, July 12, 2010

Netanyahu 1, Obama 0

MJ Rosenberg,, July 07, 2010

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said it best at his joint press conference with President Barack Obama yesterday. Speaking of the urgency of beginning talks with the Palestinians, he said “we need to begin negotiations in order to end them.”

One has to wonder if it will even get that far. After yesterday’s meeting of the Obama-Netanyahu Mutual Admiration Society, it does not appear that the Israeli leader is under any pressure to begin serious negotiations anytime soon. Or freeze settlements. Or do much of anything except express dedication to the concept of peace.

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