Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Netanyahu's false promises

Against all the evidence, Tony Blair claims that Binyamin Netanyahu will build a Palestinian nation 'from the bottom up'

Henry Siegman, Tuesday 14 April 2009
(Cartoon by Carlos Latuff)

"Tony Blair, who now serves as the Middle East Quartet's envoy, has told Time magazine he has concluded that the return to power of the newly elected Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu – universally seen as a near-fatal setback to prospects for a two-state solution – may be a blessing.

Blair informs us that he had a serious chat with Netanyahu in which it became clear that far from putting Palestinian statehood beyond reach, Netanyahu intends to become the father of the Palestinian nation......."

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