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I see your point about Sarah, Sara...very odd that Obama did this though

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Submitted by Shishir (United Arab Emirates), Mar 23, 2013 at 02:49

I suppose as Dr Pipes further elaborated, this is indeed a departure from the norm (in a good way).

One didnt expect this of Obama, I was suppose this was his Nixon goes to China moment of some sort. ie anti Israel ideologue recognizes Israel as Jewish state and implores enemies to do so?

But I'm still puzzled about the why? Obama has already won his 2nd term and he needs doesn't need any goodwill from evangelicals or American Zionist Jews (he already has the anti Zionist secular leftist Jews in his pocket). He has promoted Chuck Hagel and John Brennan as DefSec and CIA head,both known Israel haters, so this is a very peculiar move.

Perhaps he is doing a rope a dope, lull Israel into a false sense of security and smash it when the opportunity presents itself.

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