Senate Again Undermines Obama's Middle-East Peace Efforts

Zunes, Stephen
October 2010
Foreign Policy in Focus;10/4/2010, p1
The article reports on the collaboration between Congressional Democrats and Republicans in stopping U.S. President Barack Obama from pressuring the right-wing Israeli government to freeze the expansion of its illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territories. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to withdraw from the negotiation. A letter prepared by Democrats and Republicans was given to President Obama that criticizes Abbas' threat to withdraw from the talks.


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