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Submitted by Barry Black (United States), Sep 11, 2015 at 10:11

That was quite a dissertation and enlightening too. There are many unknowns here, but to me the biggest unknown is Obama. I have always asserted that Obama equates the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza with Blacks in the south during the Reconstruction period after the US civil war. And as such he believes it is his obligation to make amends.

I believe that in his last year in power he will do whatever he can to change the situation on the ground even to the detriment of Israel. While he will continue to provide Israel with defense, he will use the UN to begin the process of making the state of Palestine. Resolutions will be introduced, in the Security Council, that will bring this matter to a head and it will not be vetoed by the USA. Do not be surprise if sanctions, economic and otherwise, are brought upon Israel in the near future.

Remember US presidents are human and as such Obama is seething over Netanyahu's speech before Congress as well as other Israeli improprieties----he will seek political revenge.

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