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  • Obama Compares Israeli-Palestinian Conflict To Disagreements Between U.S. And Canada…

    03/21/2013 2:45:58 PM PDT · by yoe · 48 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | March 21, 2013
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  • Obama Speaks Under Arafat Banner

    03/21/2013 7:12:44 AM PDT · by pepsi_junkie · 90 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 03/21/2013 | Daniel Halper
    At a press conference today in Ramallah, President Barack Obama addressed the assembled journalists while standing under a Yasser Arafat banner:"Hope everyone saw presser. If not there, it was notable that Obama and Abbas spoke from under a banner bearing pictures of Arafat and Abbas. Also another big banner was hanging on wall nearby with Abbas kind of superimposed on Arafat," the White House pool reporter notes.
  • Obama in West Bank: Palestinians 'deserve a state of their own'

    03/21/2013 5:28:31 AM PDT · by John W · 67 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | March 21. 2013 | John Newland
    President Barack Obama spoke critically of Israeli settlement activity and reaffirmed his commitment to the creation of "an independent and sovereign state of Palestine" in a Thursday news conference in the West Bank. "We cannot give up on the search for peace, no matter how hard it is. ... Too much is at stake," the president said at the joint news conference with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on the second day of his first official trip to Israel. Advertise | AdChoices Obama reaffirmed the "difficult" goal of a two-state solution, adding that Israel's program of settlements was unhelpful and...