Friday, September 24, 2010

"This is not a border dispute between Peru and Ecuador."

Phyllis Bennis (US Campaign Steering Committee member) writes on Huffpost about the President's speech to the UN General Assembly:
"So far, the Obama administration seems to be saying that 'no change' is the only change we can believe in when it comes to U.S. policy on Israel-Palestine ... [He] did say that Israel's partial settlement moratorium 'should' be extended, but carefully went on to urge that the talks 'press on until completed' with no linkage between the two goals. Not to mention that what he calls a 'moratorium' has consistently allowed continued building..."