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Psychologically, this would be the time for Obama to start really pushing the two state solution for Israel and Palestine, and an end to all Israeli settlement activity.

When there is the possibility of a big shift in power in the region, and the chaos that accompanies it, it becomes easier to push immovable objects.

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by Sven Triloqvist on Sat Jun 20th, 2009 at 02:35:25 PM EST
Good point. That would be smart.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sat Jun 20th, 2009 at 02:38:03 PM EST
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Yes, altho have seen a few Israeli Twitterers saying "How can he speak for Palestinians, and not support Iranian protestors" seems a push to weaken any position he has before that occurrs.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sat Jun 20th, 2009 at 02:39:33 PM EST
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