The furor over remarks by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon about U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry show that the Palestinian Authority-Israeli “quality that they all share, so stupendously in an exhibitionist way, is to explain why it’s the U.S.’s fault,”
U.S.-Israel relations expert Alon Pinkas told NBC World News.
The Yediot Acharonot journalist who wrote the original report leaking Ya’alon’s remarks that Kerry among other things, has a “There is something refreshing and far more important in those remarks than courtesy and niceties — straight and direct talk with the citizens of Israel,” Simon Schaffer wrote, adding that Kerry “has nearly completely adopted the Palestinians’ position.”
“It is no secret that Netanyahu thinks the very same things, except that Ya’alon, as opposed to Netanyahu, is unwilling to be party to the sham surrounding the talks with the American secretary of state.”
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