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NYT: Obama rebuffed as US influence wanes

A last-ditch American effort to head off a Palestinian bid for membership in the United Nations faltered. President Obama tried to qualify his own call, just a year ago, for a Palestinian state.

 

Obama, at U.N., Explains Rationale for Opposing Palestinian Statehood Bid

Obama, at U.N., Explains Rationale for Opposing Palestinian Statehood Bid

Seeking to defuse a major diplomatic confrontation, President Obama said the only way to achieve the goal was for the Palestinians and Israelis to resume direct negotiations.

 

GOP candidates assail Obama on Israel

Wading into a tense foreign policy dispute, Republican presidential candidates Rick Perry and Mitt Romney on Tuesday criticized the Palestinian Authority's effort to seek a formal recognition of statehood by the U.N. General Assembly. The GOP rivals also used the jockeying at the U.S. to assail President Barack Obama's policy toward Israel.

 

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