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The talk vs the reality

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Submitted by BJ (Australia), Mar 11, 2012 at 20:15

Netanyahu publicly professes his commitment to a peace deal that would establish a Palestinian state, but he has no intention of actually doing this. Obama professes his commitment to using military force to halt Iran's nuclear program, but he has no intention of actually doing this. Obama desperately wants Netanyahu to deliver on a Palestinian state. Netanyahu desperately wants Obama to attack Iran. The subtext is blinding obvious but no-one's saying it: we won't do what you want because you won't do what we want! Or, perhaps it's really a case of let's just let things stand as they are because no-one really wants any of the above?

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