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Obama’s Zionist legacy (so far)

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Published: 15 October 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Obama’s Zionist legacy – Ari Shavit – Haaretz 06.10.16
Two speeches by the US president were more precise, on-point and moving than anything said by any centre-left Israeli leader of the past generation. It’s still not clear whether there will be a third speech.

And see:

Where is Obama’s red line on Israel? – Mairav Zonszein – The Nation 11.10.16
Israel has already chosen settlements, and Greater Israel, over a two-state solution. Washington needs to come to terms with that.

Is a new West Bank settlement Obama's red line?
– Akiva Eldar – Al-Monitor 11.10.16
If Netanyahu insists on building a new West Bank settlement, Obama could respond by abstaining in a UN Security Council vote on Palestinian statehood.

US slams Netanyahu’s breach of commitment about settlement expansion
October 8, 2016

Israeli minister presses for annexation of whole of West Bank October 8, 2016

US, UN, EU, opposition MKs condemn Israeli conduct in Area C, East Jerusalem
July 30, 2016


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