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What about US inconsistency?

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Submitted by PezDispenser (Israel), Dec 20, 2016 at 10:21

At face value, conservative Republican administrations might go along with this grand policy to a certain extent (Bush played peace-processor), but if every eight years on average a Democrat takes over, one could expect pressure for concessions again.

Therefore, even if Israel gets her act together, how could the country maintain a stern posture vis-a-vis the Palestinians over decades if US support for this policy will wax and wane?

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Good question.

My reply: American liberals and conservatives have alike supported the inane "peace process," so why not hope and work for both to support something much better?

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