Skip to comments.Middle East squeeze on Obama
Posted on 10/08/2010 10:35:45 PM PDT by Rabin
The US president called for a two-month renewal of the moratorium on settlement construction and offered wide-ranging incentives and guarantees to Netanyahu. The offer, which Harvard Professor Stephen Walt denounced as "begging", and which US officials attempted to deny as soon as it was leaked out
Tehran analysts attribute the recent "green light" given by Washington for Russia's World Trade Organization entry to a behind-the-scenes bargain whereby Moscow is handsomely rewarded for its cooperation with the West against Iran. The Israeli press has been reporting a "secret US-Russia deal".
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