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Obama wants Cameron to back Palestinian state with pre-1967 borders
Guardian.co.uk ^ | 21 May 2011 | Peter Beaumont and Toby Helm

Posted on 05/22/2011 9:20:24 AM PDT by Qbert

US president will use visit to London to keep pressure on Israel for Middle East peace deal

Barack Obama will seek a joint Middle East agreement with David Cameron, insisting that a Palestinian state should be based on pre-1967 borders – a proposal rejected by Israel's prime minister as "unrealistic" and "indefensible".

The issue will be raised in private talks between the two men during the state visit by Obama and his wife to London, only the third by a US president in 100 years. Afghanistan, Libya, relations with Pakistan and the global economy – as well as the vacancy for the top job at the IMF – will also make up the agenda.

Despite the outright rejection by the Israeli premier, Binyamin Netanyahu, of a Palestinian state based on the borders that existed before the Six Day War, when Israel captured and occupied the West Bank and Gaza, Obama has already secured the political backing of the United Nations, European Union and Russia who, with America, are collectively known as the "quartet".

Signalling his determination to keep up pressure on Israel, Obama will be looking to enlist the public support of the UK prime minister. The aim is, in large part, to persuade the Palestinian leadership not to go to the UN in September seeking symbolic backing for an independent state.

The coming meeting between the two men follows evidence of a hardening of criticism of Israel by London. On the eve of the Obamas' arrival, Middle East minister Alistair Burt accused Israel of "unhelpful and destabilising activity" in announcing the building of 1,500 new settlement units in East Jerusalem ahead of a speech by the president on the Middle East on Friday.

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: alistairburt; cameron; obama; palestine

1 posted on 05/22/2011 9:20:31 AM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert

Obama HATES the UK (from Churchill’s bust forward, and before).

History will record that it is ONLY the UK antisemitism
that drives the Kenyan impostor to return.


2 posted on 05/22/2011 9:26:04 AM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Qbert

I don’t think Cameron will even entertain Obama behind closed doors....I think the trust is totally gone.


3 posted on 05/22/2011 9:27:30 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Qbert

(The aim is, in large part, to persuade the Palestinian leadership not to go to the UN in September seeking symbolic backing for an independent state.)

How many people are falling for this fig leaf? Hey Palestinians, we’ll force Israel to give you everything you ever wanted; all you have to do in return is to not go to the UN for a symbolic proclamatin. Oh, by the way, you can still go to the UN at any time anyway...

Israel just doesn’t know how good an advocate Obama is for them. They just don’t know what’s good for them, so just like the healthcare “reform” that he forced down the throat of the American people despite a majority opposing it, he’s taking that same strategy to international relations.

I read in an interview that Ed Koch, the ex-mayor of New York and a big Israel supporter, didn’t like Obama’s speach and was thinking for a while to back a Republican for President, until the House came out with their plan to tinker with Medicare. Now he’s back into the Obama fold. If he’s typical of the Jewish vote, Obama doesn’t have much to worry about. The Big Government religion apparently trumps all for some.


4 posted on 05/22/2011 9:28:36 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: Qbert

Now that Obama has wrecked our country and met his planning goals of putting us on a long term downward trajectory, he’s moving on to other ‘projects’ like Israel.


5 posted on 05/22/2011 9:31:48 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Qbert

someone on Fox (Israel gov’t official) just said:

“Israel is not going to play that game!”
Obama wants to go to the Pali’s and tell them here are the border concessions we’ve conned Israel into making. Will you come to the table now?
And Israel simply is NOT going to play that game!


6 posted on 05/22/2011 9:34:42 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: Qbert

Sometimes, the first beating doesn’t take. Children must learn by repetition.


7 posted on 05/22/2011 9:36:34 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Qbert
Obama has already secured the political backing of the United Nations, European Union and Russia

All well know supporters of Israel.

8 posted on 05/22/2011 9:37:59 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: Qbert
Build more settlements.
9 posted on 05/22/2011 9:38:24 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Obama can't see something pure like the truth without wanting to abort it.)
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To: Qbert

I don’t think there was a Palestinian state in 1967.


10 posted on 05/22/2011 9:43:52 AM PDT by omega4179 (No Rinos)
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To: winner3000

“How many people are falling for this fig leaf? Hey Palestinians, we’ll force Israel to give you everything you ever wanted; all you have to do in return is to not go to the UN for a symbolic proclamatin.”

—Yep. It has nothing to do with Israel. It has everything to do with King Hussein Obama not wanting to be put in the embarrassing position of having to veto Palestinian recognition.

He wants to irritate Israel and box them into a corner to try to make them “overreact”, much like his minions did with sending out Pelosi with the big gavel and black Democrats before the Obamacare vote- in hopes of provoking those raaaacist “Tea Baggers”. Then he can use that supposed overreaction to justify his next actions (and failing that, just make up something like the Dems did in saying Tea Party members spit on the black leaders and called them racist names).

“I read in an interview that Ed Koch, the ex-mayor of New York and a big Israel supporter, didn’t like Obama’s speach and was thinking for a while to back a Republican for President, until the House came out with their plan to tinker with Medicare. Now he’s back into the Obama fold.”

—The Hamas rockets won’t be directed at his abode. So I guess he has his priorities.


11 posted on 05/22/2011 9:48:21 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: omega4179

No....someone posted here the other day how the name “Palestine” came about....it had to do with Paleontological(sp)? diggings in the area, and an abbreviation....wish they would post it again.


12 posted on 05/22/2011 9:49:23 AM PDT by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: Qbert
Barack Obama will seek a joint Middle East agreement with David Cameron, insisting that a Palestinian state should be based on pre-1967 borders

Interpretation ---> Call on Israel to commit suicide just as I, zer0, am doing Cameron.

IF Cameron complies, zer0 throws the UK to the moslems next. IF Cameron is intelligent, he should tell zer0 the Bibi quote, "Not going to happen."

13 posted on 05/22/2011 9:50:57 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Qbert
Barack Oblivious still doesn't get it! Never did.
14 posted on 05/22/2011 9:52:49 AM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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To: Libloather

I liked that statement very much.


15 posted on 05/22/2011 9:55:45 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Berlin_Freeper

“Build more settlements.”

Yep. (And plus, then Obama will be the guy who wants to displace innocent civilians from their homes).


16 posted on 05/22/2011 9:58:43 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

I hope Cameron slaps Barry up the side of his jihadi head


17 posted on 05/22/2011 10:00:17 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Qbert

I sure do wish Obama would go back to golfing. I need a break!


18 posted on 05/22/2011 10:00:29 AM PDT by MissMack99 (Obama = Hitler.)
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To: Libloather
"Sometimes, the first beating doesn’t take. Children must learn by repetition."

And if that doesn't work just get them killed and then all of the troubles of the Middle East will vanish with the Jews... Obama's goal is clear and he will use taquiyya to deceive the useful idiots.

19 posted on 05/22/2011 10:12:23 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Qbert

I read yesterday that Koch said , after the 0dumbo dumb speech that he ( Koch) would NOT support 0dumbo for reelection.

don’t forget Koch supported Bush against kerry for among other reasons his support of Israel.


20 posted on 05/22/2011 10:30:38 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Qbert

Obama isn’t just out of his element he’s out of his little mind he is dangerous to the free world.


21 posted on 05/22/2011 10:49:05 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Diogenesis

As a Briton, I am sick and tired reading on FR about Britain’s alleged antisemitism.

It is rubbish and offensive. The British people have never been antisemitic. In fact the British have REJECTED groups who espouse anti-semitism, be it Oswald Mosley and his 1930’s Fascist Blackshirts or today and Nick Griffin’s BNP (British National Party).

In fact many of the British people’s most beloved cultural icons, from high st shops to artists, have been openly Jewish.

Because the British govts have been in the past Arabist dosent make Britain antisemitic.


22 posted on 05/22/2011 10:58:17 AM PDT by the scotsman (I)
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To: Qbert

0bama has one hell of a lot of nerve to ask the Brits to do anything he wants. I’m being generous, of course. It isn’t nerve, it’s arrogance and ignorance.


23 posted on 05/22/2011 12:51:52 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Tired of being seen as idiots, the American people went to the polls in 2008 and removed all doubt.)
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To: Qbert

Recall the “Roadmap To Peace” hit a roadblock when the so-called Palestinians wouldn’t agree to recognize Israel’s right to exist, and wouldn’t give up their demand for “Right of Return”?

The muslims demand Israel give the right to live in Israel to any muslim who claims to have had a relative who once lived on Israeli land. (sort of like a Pigford deal for Palestinians in the sense that all they have to do is claim somethng - no proof required)


24 posted on 05/22/2011 1:37:18 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. -- John Steinbeck)
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Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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25 posted on 05/23/2011 4:58:33 AM PDT by SJackson (Normal people don't sit cross-legged on the floor and bang on drums, WI State Sen Glenn Grothman (R))
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To: SJackson; Qbert
A little British for you, bambi: Bugger-Off, zer0 .................... FRegards
26 posted on 05/23/2011 5:32:44 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms .................. FRegards)
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