Obama must stop Netanyahu, Barak from attacking Iran
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Akiva Eldar - (Opinion) November 7, 2011 - 1:00am

Some six months before a devil incarnate shot Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in the back in order to stop the peace process, two American politicians stabbed him in the neck. In May 1995, at the height of the fragile negotiations on the interim peace agreement, the two welcomed Rabin to Washington with a fatal legislative initiative. The Republican candidate for the presidency, Bob Dole, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich, proposed recognizing united Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and requiring the administration to move the U.S. Embassy there.

Fatah: Israel undermining PA 'disastrous' for region
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
(Analysis) November 7, 2011 - 1:00am

A Fatah spokesman warned on Sunday that Israel's settlement expansion and withholding of PA tax revenues would have "disastrous results for the entire region." Fayiz Abu Aita said the measures announced by the Israeli government the day after UNESCO admitted Palestine as a full member were an attempt to undermine the Palestinian Authority. "This is a declaration of war" on the PA, Aita said in a statement issued by the Media and Culture Commission. "Israel bears full responsibility for this dangerous escalation."

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