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AP Exclusive: Palestinians aim to isolate Israel
Associated Press ^ | Dec. 20, 2012 8:03 PM EST | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH

Posted on 12/21/2012 4:19:13 AM PST by Olog-hai

Weeks ahead of Israeli elections, Palestinian officials are already plotting a series of tough steps against Israel to be taken if, as polls predict, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is re-elected and peace efforts remain stalled.

Emboldened by their newly upgraded status at the United Nations, the Palestinians are talking of filing war crimes charges against Israel, staging mass demonstrations in the West Bank, encouraging the international community to impose sanctions, and ending the security cooperation that has helped preserve quiet in recent years.

These plans, combined with growing international impatience with Israeli settlement construction on occupied land, could spell trouble and international isolation for the Israeli leader. …

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Oh please. The “Palestinians” would do that to Israel no matter who wins the election.
1 posted on 12/21/2012 4:19:19 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Exactly.. doesn`t matter if Shimon Peres were the PM, the Palis will make trouble.


2 posted on 12/21/2012 4:33:19 AM PST by ScottinVA (More dizzying than a Tilt-a-Whirl is an around-a-circle argument with a liberal about gun control.)
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To: Olog-hai

Prayers for Israel


3 posted on 12/21/2012 4:44:31 AM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Olog-hai

Stalled Peace efforts.

Yeah: for the last 40 years.

Peace efforts over there are a waste of time.


4 posted on 12/21/2012 5:39:11 AM PST by Venturer
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