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1 Oct, 2014

Netanyahu’s message of unending war – Haaretz

Netanyahu is not interested in an agreement with the Palestinians, denies the existence of the occupation and is unwilling to withdraw from the West Bank in any case. Want peace? Look for it in Abu Dhabi and Cairo, not in Jerusalem and Ramallah. Even Abbas — who, like Netanyahu, awoke the national traumas in his speech and wrapped them in hot-headed exaggerations — offered a practical plan for an agreement, instead of merely despair and destruction.It seems that Netanyahu, a former Israeli ambassador to the UN, has not yet achieved the gravitas of statesman and leader. He is so focused on “hasbara” that he does not care how his statements are received at home.

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