Last week, after Netanyahu delivered a speech in which he said Jerusalem will never be divided, the State Department released a statement that Jerusalem “is a final status issue.”
Obama May Renege On Bush Pledges
This column reported last weekthat the Obama administration wanted to abrogate the 2005 deal on natural growth, according to sources in Netanyahu’s office. Now, Jerusalem officials are concerned Obama may also be looking to backtrack on Bush’s 2004 letter indicating Israel can keep main settlement blocs.
Obama To Netanyahu:
Start Where Olmert Left Off
While Olmert’s non-finalized decisions during negotiations are not binding on the next prime minister, documents noting agreements during previous Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have been used at times as starting points in subsequent talks.
About the Author: Aaron Klein is the Jerusalem bureau chief for Breitbart News. Visit the website daily at www.breitbart.com/jerusalem. He is also host of an investigative radio program on New York's 970 AM Radio on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m. Eastern. His website is KleinOnline.com.
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