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Gideon Levy thinks Obama and Netanyahu may prove a "winning duo, the ones who bring about an agreement with the Palestinians." He doesn't understand that both leaders demand Palestinian surrender, not justice. 

It's been that way for decades and won't change now. If it was viable, it would have happened long ago under more conciliatory leaders on both sides. It didn't and won't now.

Palestinians are on their own to end occupation and live free. They won't be helped by Israel, America, or all Western states that matter. Friendly rhetoric substitutes for supportive policies with teeth. None are forthcoming or planned longer-term.

Levy is misguided thinking Obama "will translate his anger against Netanyahu into pressure on Israel to finally end the occupation."

"And those who know Obama personally have testified that his heart is in the Palestinian problem."

In fact, he doesn't give a damn and never did. He spurns equity, justice, and popular needs at home and abroad. He supports plutocratic governance and imperial wars for global dominance. He's waging war on Islam. He exceeded Bush's ruthlessness.

Levy thinks Obama first concentrated on political survival. Lame duck status frees him to do things he didn't try in term one. He's misguided saying:

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"".Obama (now) is expected to have greater self-confidence and be less concerned with considerations of survival. This is where the great opportunity lies."

"It is difficult to believe that Obama will capitulate in his second term as well. It is difficult to believe he will forgive the behavior of an Israel that talks about two states for two peoples but refuses even to freeze construction in the settlements." 

"This mask must be pulled from Israel's face, and no one can do it better than a furious and moral president in his second term of office."

Obama is both con man and moral coward. He'll do nothing more for Palestinians now than earlier. He'll ignore Israel's worst crimes of war and against humanity. 

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He won't demand occupation harshness end. He'll let settlement expansions steal all valued Judea and Summaria areas. He'll continue providing billions of dollars annually in military aid. 

It helps Israel maintain control Palestine, keep Gaza besieged, bomb, shell, or invade with impunity, imprison resisters in gulag hell, and attack neighbors like Lebanon.

Levy calls Obama's second term the "last chance to (end) the curse of the occupation." American anger is vital to force it, he believes. Israel won't act on its own. 

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