11/24/2010

Report: Clinton and Obama Pulled 'Bait and Switch' on Netanyahu

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11:  Israeli Prime Ministe...Image by Getty Images via @daylife
How low have we sunk in foreign policy and diplomacy whan the Secretary Of State is making promises to forienn leaders, and then comes back and says, "Oops! My Bad!!"  - Brian


by Maayana Miskin

As Israel waits for a letter clarifying America's guarantees in exchange for a proposed building ban for Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria, a diplomatic source has come forward saying that no such letter is on its way. United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton misled Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, and contrary to reports, the U.S. does not guarantee an end to the freeze, the source said.

The source, a senior diplomat with inside knowledge of Netanyahu's recent meetings in Washington, said Clinton made commitments when talking to Netanyahu, but later slipped out of them by claiming that she had not been speaking on behalf of U.S. President Obama – who, she said in the end, did not give his approval.

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