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May 28, 2015 / 10 Sivan, 5775
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Palestinians: We Do Not Trust the Americans

The last time the Americans tried to extract concessions from the Palestinians, within a few weeks the Palestinians launched the Second Intifada against Israel; Abbas has already threatened as much.
"We want the Americans to be involved in the peace process, but the U.S. should focus its pressure on the Israelis and not on us," insist senior Palestinian officials, warning that should they be required to make concessions, they'd launch an Intifada.

"We want the Americans to be involved in the peace process, but the U.S. should focus its pressure on the Israelis and not on us," insist senior Palestinian officials, warning that should they be required to make concessions, they'd launch an Intifada.
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They want to show the world that it is Israel that should be blamed for the collapse of the talks because of its refusal to comply with all the Palestinian demands. Moreover, the Palestinians are hoping, through the continued dialogue with the U.S. administration, to show the world that the Americans cannot do anything to bring about peace — a step which they hope would pave the way for the involvement of other parties in the conflict.

About the Author: Khaled Abu Toameh, an Arab Muslim, is a veteran award-winning journalist who has been covering Palestinian affairs for nearly three decades.


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14 Responses to “Palestinians: We Do Not Trust the Americans”

  1. Anthony Kent says:

    Nth round of the peace process: Israel releases a few prisoners, a lot of huffing and puffing, nothing happens. N+1th round of the peace process:….

  2. oh so we have something in common after all !!

  3. oh so we have something in common after all !!

  4. oh so we have something in common after all !!

  5. Good. Do Americans trust you? Not many.

  6. Good. Do Americans trust you? Not many.

  7. Good. Do Americans trust you? Not many.

  8. why are you gviving attention to arab actors.

  9. Ben Yosef Shomer says:

    no body trust them. they create and fuel problems here and all around the world .their empire goes to an end, time to send them home

  10. Ben Yosef Shomer says:

    Israel bitchu ba Hashem ezrenu umaginenu Hu

  11. Why are they allowed to make threats of an intifada? All of them should be taken and shot!

  12. We don't trust muslims or palestinians…so the feeling is mutual…when we all get past trying to kill each other to prove our religion is right…we might remember that we serve a God of Love.

  13. Lee Warren says:

    Well we Americans trust you bastards and your phony mohammed even less.

  14. Aniysha James says:

    I think they shodint do that

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