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UK calls for US
lead on Mid-East

BBC [UK], by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/26/2012 6:21:57 AM

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague has called for a "decisive lead" from the United States in seeking a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "Some good" could come out of the Gaza crisis, he argued, if it was possible to open access in and out of Gaza and halt weapons smuggling into the area. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is set to ask the UN to back a bid for non-member observer state. Israel opposes the plan which it says breaches the 1993 Oslo Accords. Mr Abbas´s departure for the UN on Monday comes days after the end of hostilities between

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Hague is not a stupid man. He knows Obama will want to lead from behind as usual and this call will underscore the president´s uselessness in important foreign matters. Won´t impress the gimme crowd, of course, but will highlight Obama´s poseur role and bring him down even further in international eyes. The worst that can happen is Obama & Co. might be somewhat distracted from domestic matters.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: strike3, 11/26/2012 6:41:51 AM     (No. 9033906)

Good call, OP. The world spotlight needs to be on obama´s shortcomings.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/26/2012 6:42:13 AM     (No. 9033907)

It´s hilarious that countries around the world still think the US are leaders even after watching one of our weakest president in history for 4 years.All the US has is money to bribe certain behavior.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 11/26/2012 7:16:39 AM     (No. 9033928)

Actually, when you look at how much the brits have caved into their nutzoid muslims, this is just shifting a hot potato to a muslim enabler.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/26/2012 8:20:38 AM     (No. 9034000)

Until Obama is ousted the US will not lead in anything. Obama is not a leader. He is an ineffectual mediocrity that only appeals to the ignorant and gullible. Obama would be an excellent dictator for some third-world country that likes socialism.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hardright, 11/26/2012 9:55:17 AM     (No. 9034131)

Ah, but he has taken a lead. He´s helping his Muslim brothers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 11/26/2012 10:56:27 AM     (No. 9034228)

Let Israel destroy them . Amen.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: John21, 11/26/2012 3:36:13 PM     (No. 9034712)

Why would anyone expect any kind of leadership from this administration?

It hasn´t happened in the last four years (except for surrendering to the muslims), you could swear that we are being lead by the French (Surrender first and then ask why they don´t like us).

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