|Tuesday, September 28, 2010|
|Weekly Commentary: Window of Opportunity For Pollard-Freeze Extension|
Weekly Commentary: Window of Opportunity For Pollard-Freeze Extension
Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 29 September 2010
Let's make this clear from the outset:
Israel's interests are best served if Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu
Israel faces genuine risks and costs if it extends the freeze by another
But when these risks and costs are weighed against the importance that we,
There is an Israeli consensus that this equation holds for the three month
So where are we today?
The Obama team blew it.
They thought that if pressure didn't convince Netanyahu to extend the freeze
There is only one simple solution.
The "Pollard solution" to this dilemma is public knowledge around the world.
In point of fact, Google News has more stories about a possible
The White House and State Department can go on and on about how they are
Again, it isn't that this is even necessarily Mr. Netanyahu's preference.
But he would simply be unable to refuse.
That's because Binyamin Netanyahu consistently justifies his decisions on
Can President Obama resolve this crises before the Arab League may pull the
Yes he can.
Not by applying yet more pressure on Israel or by cajoling the Arabs. But
Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis)
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