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Palestinian unity government will recognize Israel: Abbas
Reuters ^ | Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:28pm EDT | Noah Browning

Posted on 04/26/2014 12:29:57 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signaled on Saturday that he remains committed to troubled U.S.-backed peace talks, saying that any unity government agreed with the militant group Hamas would recognize Israel.

Abbas’s comments appeared aimed at soothing U.S. concerns about the unity deal he reached on Wednesday with Hamas, an Islamist faction sworn to Israel’s destruction and designated by the West as a terrorist organization. […]

Hamas’s opposition to Israel does not necessarily contradict Abbas’s position, as both sides have agreed that the unity government will not include Hamas members but be comprised of technocrats.

But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ruled out talks with such a government.

“That’s the oldest trick in the book. It’s called the front office-back office gambit,” he said, in which “shady organizations” put forward “smooth-talking frontmen—the men in suits,” Netanyahu said in an interview with MSNBC on Thursday. …

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Egypt; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; Syria; War on Terror
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1 posted on 04/26/2014 12:29:57 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

If you believe this I’ve got a bridge for sale ...


2 posted on 04/26/2014 12:34:46 PM PDT by Vesparado (The American people know what they want and they deserve to get it good and hard --- HL Mencken)
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To: Olog-hai

Gee, if the Jews just walked into the sea the whole mess would be solved..../ S


3 posted on 04/26/2014 12:36:56 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Olog-hai

So-called “palestinians” are born liars and congenital psychopaths.

Just like every other muslim to have ever existed.


4 posted on 04/26/2014 12:38:15 PM PDT by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Popman

There is plenty of room for the Palestinians in the empty quarter of the Arabian peninsula.


5 posted on 04/26/2014 12:41:16 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Olog-hai

Abbas has made himself irrelevant to Israel and to history.
Newspapers which print his lies aren’t worth reading.


6 posted on 04/26/2014 12:41:20 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: Olog-hai

Hamas does not recognize Israel so how can any unity government agreed with Hamas recognize Israel? Or did I just read that wrong?

We know where Barak Hussein stands on this, though. His former church printed editorials from Hamas leaders in their bulletins. He also indirectly gave Hamas almost a billion dollars through the U.N.


7 posted on 04/26/2014 12:43:20 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Vesparado

Per Islam, It’s called a “Hudna”, which is explained that you make a false peace with your enemy until you grow strong enough to over take him. To me that is what is going on here. Sure hope that Israel doesn’t fall for it. Because without a doubt, our government will fall for it.


8 posted on 04/26/2014 12:44:15 PM PDT by kagnew
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To: Olog-hai
yeah, right...

9 posted on 04/26/2014 12:45:06 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Olog-hai
Abbas (almost imperceptibly in part): "We believe in Israel's right to exist, all it's people swimming away from Jerusalem about 20 miles out in the Mediterranean."
10 posted on 04/26/2014 12:49:38 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Immigration Reform is job NONE. It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics. Enforce our laws.)
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To: Olog-hai

That’s like saying I will “recognize” the Sun. Israel exists, and should LAUGH at such a declaration, and give it NO weight whatsoever in “negotiations”.


11 posted on 04/26/2014 12:50:50 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Telepathic Intruder

It’s almost the same trick that the Muslim Brotherhood played with Mubarak’s government in Egypt; leave the organization and become an “independent”. Hamas will be in the “unity” government of course, represented by unaffiliated-in-name “technocrats” (bureaucrats).


12 posted on 04/26/2014 12:52:33 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: DoughtyOne

That’s a long swim across 30 miles of land to the Mediterranean. Or did they mean swim through their own blood?


13 posted on 04/26/2014 12:54:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

...about 20 miles out in the...

Try again. Smiles...


14 posted on 04/26/2014 1:06:38 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Immigration Reform is job NONE. It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics. Enforce our laws.)
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To: Olog-hai

Sounded like good progress for the Pal-tards. I guess from the comments it’s the same ol’...


15 posted on 04/26/2014 1:07:29 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Olog-hai

As an American taxpayer who is sick and tired of subsidizing all these murderous terrorist thugs in the name of Islam, I say we force Abbas to return the last several billion dollars Obama and Company gave him... and then dispatch him to Allah for his just rewards.

Just be sure to have this damned crook disgorge all our money first!


16 posted on 04/26/2014 2:06:00 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: Olog-hai
Oh, they'll recognize Israel!

As a target to be murdered!

Gotta read a lil between the lines as satanallah has commanded them to LIE TO US!

17 posted on 04/26/2014 2:14:29 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: Olog-hai

cough... ...in Davey Jone’s Locker


18 posted on 04/26/2014 3:57:27 PM PDT by Safrguns (PM me if you like to play Minecraft!)
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To: kagnew

Israel will NEVER fall for it. As for our “government”, I understand someone in the State Department has exchanged tweets with the palestinian authority and has been assured thereby that the jihadis will honor the existence of Israel... :))


19 posted on 04/26/2014 4:30:59 PM PDT by Vesparado (The American people know what they want and they deserve to get it good and hard --- HL Mencken)
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20 posted on 04/27/2014 6:16:29 AM PDT by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks Olog-hai.
...saying that any unity government agreed with the militant group Hamas would recognize Israel... does not necessarily contradict Abbas’s position, as both sides have agreed that the unity government will not include Hamas members but be comprised of technocrats... "That's the oldest trick in the book. It’s called the front office-back office gambit," ... in which "shady organizations" put forward "smooth-talking frontmen—the men in suits," Netanyahu said in an interview with MSNBC...

21 posted on 04/27/2014 6:48:25 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: kagnew

Democrats have been engaging in that practice for many years.


22 posted on 04/27/2014 6:53:21 AM PDT by dforest
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A couple links re author Noah Browning.

Noah Browning (sheikhNB) on Twitter
https://twitter.com/sheikhNB

Daily Star (Lebanon)
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Noah-Browning.ashx#axzz305wuF5xx


23 posted on 04/27/2014 6:58:24 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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