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America Joins Israel in Canceling Talks with PA

“It’s hard to see how Israel can be expected to negotiate with a government that does not believe in its right to exist.”
US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki.

US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki.
Photo Credit: Screen capture of State Dept.spokeswoman at briefing

The U.S. has finally tossed in the towel on trying to force the Palestinian Authority to come to the table to talk with Israel.

After months of shuttle diplomacy and countless attempts by U.S. leaders to shepherd the “peace process” along, the entire effort proved a waste of time and money.

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) officials announced they had cut a deal for Fatah faction leader and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas – who heads all three entities — to form a new unity government with the Hamas terror organization that rules Gaza.

Hamas has never recognized the State of Israel, and has stated that it never intends to. It is committed to the destruction of the Jewish State, in fact.

“It’s hard to see how Israel can be expected to negotiate with a government that does not believe in its right to exist,” pointed out State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki in a briefing Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is convening the inner diplomacy security cabinet this morning (Thursday) to discuss the current situation and decide whether to continue any contact whatsoever with the Palestinian Authority.

Mr. Netanyahu told Secretary of State John Kerry in a telephone call Wednesday evening that the PA-Hamas deal “shows the Palestinians are back to repeating their familiar pattern of running away from decisions.”

The pattern is indeed not new: Chairman Abbas has done this before – and the last time he reached a “reconciliation” with Hamas, he managed to sucker in not only the United States, but also the European Union and Israel. All three rushed in a panicky jumble to bribe him back to the “peaceful path” by promising him millions of dollars in funding, if only he would vow not to hook up with Hamas.

In the end, the unity government fell through because Hamas backed out – the Ramallah-based PA government won their millions – and everyone was that much richer, except for the Israelis who lost their lives at the hands of the terrorists who were freed in “good will gestures” forced on them by their U.S. friends.

The PA government in Ramallah used the money to quietly raise the salaries of terrorist prisoners sitting in Israeli jails and funnel more money to civil service employees working in Hamas-ruled Gaza offices.

The PA also won an extra bonus – it received considerable military equipment, weapons and training from the United States, Jordan and the EU — with which a number of its “police officers” have since murdered Israeli citizens in terror attacks.

About the Author: Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.


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24 Responses to “America Joins Israel in Canceling Talks with PA”

  1. And the Jewish press falls for this trash AGAIN!

  2. Richard Aron says:

    Should have done along time ago !!!

  3. I Believe things will work out this time…IT GOT TO WORK.

  4. Isa S Hanna says:

    America is Israel’s BITCH.

  5. Maddie Rees says:

    Israel has already released 78 prisoners ( murderers and terrorists) in her goodwill effort towards making peace with Palestine!

  6. Maddie Rees says:

    We seriously need to wake up in the u k. and realise that what happens in the Middle East WILL AFFECT WORLD PEACE!

  7. I don’t believe in peace anymore

  8. They saw the light Hallelujah!!!!

  9. After a long list of terrorists released, only now US recognize something. This American administration will be guilty if one only one Jew will be murder by these terrorists.

  10. no talks with abbas

  11. LETS JUST BOMB GAZZA AND END THIS PROBLEM FR GOOD.

  12. Debi Lovell says:

    the palestinians don’t want peace

  13. It is about fu–ing time. There was no chance as long as those savages wanted every Israeli dead or out of the area permanently. Why that idiot Kerry even bothered is a mystery.He should be the Secretary of S–t, not State.

  14. Usani Utum says:

    Lets watch and see, whether something good will come out of it

  15. I just could not be happier about this. Free the Temple Mount! Get rid of those sicko arabs once and for all!

  16. Keith Beach says:

    the P.A. does not want peace – they want all jews dead .

  17. “I’m shocked, shocked…” what a bunch of fools ever thinking that the PLO was serious about anything but the total destruction of the State of Israel.

  18. It is about time people everywhere wake up and smell the sh..t from PA.

  19. Jean Kinney says:

    HOW CAN YOU TALK PEACE WITH PEOPLE WHO WANTS TO KILL ALL JEWS??

  20. Barbara Ann says:

    Hallelujah!! My God is mighty! The enemy is being exposed. The blind can see!

  21. Tor Gustafsson says:

    Good ! Theres nothing to talk about !

  22. Ronnie Pleet says:

    We'll see. Kerry busy right now but will talk nonsense again

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