Skip to comments.In US Election Year, Palestinians Sidelined
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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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!
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