Skip to comments.Obama aims to salvage mid-east peace crisis
Posted on 09/20/2011 11:47:40 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
NEW YORK -The Obama administration insisted Monday there was still time to avert a divisive showdown over Palestinian statehood, ignoring President Mahmoud Abbas' defiant pledge to take his government's case to the United Nations and reaching out to Western allies in the hopes of a last-ditch compromise.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the U.S. was engaged in "extremely intensive" diplomacy with Israel, the Palestinians and the other governments gathered in New York for the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting. A statement from the U.S. and other key Mideast peace negotiators on a possible path forward appeared to be starting to take shape, officials said.
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They also insist that the US economy is aces and that they have an easy ride to reelection. Why shouldn't they be peddling this garbage as well?
The headline makes it sound like he wants to salvage the crisis, like keep it going. Could be the badly written headline is unintentionally more accurate than the story itself.
Oops, make that “poorly written”. /facepalm
It’s like Al Gore saying “I don’t feel anything other than optimisitic” during the 2000 Florida recount. Probably a headline typo, but a perfect fusion of optimistic and parasitic.
Zer0 will remain uncommitted which means he will side with Palestine.
“Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the U.S. was engaged in “extremely intensive” diplomacy with Israel,......”
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the U.S. was engaged in “extremely intensive” rounds of overt threats, bullying, and blackmail at Israel,
I was thinking that about the headline too. Maybe he will come up with a 2,520-day peace plan for peace and a Pali state to fulfill his Nobel Peace Prize for same and his promise to Abbas to deliver a Pali state.
You nailed it. Tony Blair was on Charlie Rose selling his Quartet false peace.
“They are inclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly.
They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth;
Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.”
Maybe, but you know Barry, he never follows through on any of his promises, so he would probably break the deal halfway thru :)
If he winds up not running and goes for Secretary General of the UN ...