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In US Election Year, Palestinians Sidelined
| Matthew Lee in Washington
Posted on 03/09/2012 3:24:19 PM PST by blueyon
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) President Barack Obama has told the Palestinians to sit tight during a U.S. election year, while holding out the promise of a serious push for Palestinian statehood if he wins a second term, the Palestinian foreign minister said Friday.
A U.S. State Department spokeswoman insisted Washington remains engaged, though U.S officials, speaking on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the diplomacy, said the peace process is bogged down and prospects for resuming even low-level exploratory talks are slim.
It may be politically risky for Abbas to be seen as just marking time until November.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: israel; netanyahu; onama; palestinians
I pray people watch Obamas actions over his words................
posted on 03/09/2012 3:24:25 PM PST
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Boo freaking hoo for the paleosimians.
Too bad Bammy wuznt there on 911, so he could dance in the streets with them!
The sooner Israel bulldozes them into the Mediterranean the better!
posted on 03/09/2012 4:27:57 PM PST
(Mohammedan law every woman must belong to a man will delay the end of slavery until Islam has ceased)
Abu Mazen need not worry. Obama will easily win reelection because most conservatives will sit home because they won't vote for a ‘Mormon Rino.”
posted on 03/10/2012 4:17:47 PM PST
(What pi$$es me off the most is that POS commie will get a State Funeral!)
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