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Is Middle East Peace a Mirage?

lesoc Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 10:50 AM
The reason for the increase deficit was not the tax cuts. Read your history. The Dimocrat congress spent $1.25 for every $1.00 of revenue. The Dims promised to cut spending to go with the tax cuts, and, as usual, it was a lie. Read your history.

With the truce in the week-long Gaza war, Barack Obama is being prompted by right and left to re-engage and renew U.S. efforts to solve the core question of Middle East peace.

Before he gets reinvolved in peacemaking, our once-burned president should ask himself some hard questions.

Is real peace between Palestinians and Israelis even possible?

Is there any treaty that could be agreed to, or imposed, that would be acceptable to Israel and the Palestinian Authority on the West Bank, let alone to Hamas, which has emerged from its defiance of one of the most intensive bombardments of modern time...