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November 7, 2012

Israel worries about Netanyahu's pro-Romney stand now that Obama's won

By Sheila Samples

Israeli leaders scrambled Wednesday to retract and reword their staunchly pro-Republican statements made during the U.S. presidential campaign, fearful of the fallout that might come with news that President Barack Obama had won a second term in office. Officials quickly issued standard congratulations for Obama, reminding him of "Israel's close friendship." But there was much second-guessing of what many felt had been blatant promotion of the ca ...

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Israeli leaders scrambled Wednesday to retract and reword their staunchly pro-Republican statements made during the U.S. presidential campaign, fearful of the fallout that might come with news that President Barack Obama had won a second term in office. Officials quickly issued standard congratulations for Obama, reminding him of "Israel's close friendship." But there was much second-guessing of what many felt had been blatant promotion of the candidacy of Republican Mitt Romney, particularly by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who made no secret of his pro-Romney leanings.

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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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