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By Ted Belman
As the voting day draws closer speculation increases and various parties consider their moves. Yacomovich and Livni talk about a united opposition. Lapid prefers to join the government. Netanyahu said he is open to a coalition that includes center-left parties providing they accept his principles. No surprise there.
But now Lieberman has said that the day after the elections he will separate from Likud. This means before the government is formed.
Egyptian media outlets circulate video showing President Morsi harshly coming out against Israel and calling for armed resistance against ‘criminal Zionist entity’
Egyptian media recently aired a video showing PresidentMohammed Morsi making harsh statements against Israel in 2010 when he served as the Muslim Brotherhood‘s official spokesman. In the first clip, Morsi described “Zionists” as “blood suckers” “warmongers” and “descendants of apes and pigs.”
“These futile (Israeli-Palestinian) negotiations are a waste of time and opportunities,” he said. “The Zionists buy time and gain more opportunities as the Palestinians, Arabs and Muslims lose time and opportunities and get nothing out of it. ”
By Ted Belman
Ever since Pillar of Defense, I have followed Debka’s lead in writing about a broad deal in the making between Israel, Obama, Turkey, Qatar and Hamas.
WHAT DO YOU THINK 0F THIS DEAL?
I THINK THE DEAL INVOLVES UNDERSTANDINGS ON THE PEACE PROCESS SUCH AS WE GET THE SETTLEMENT BLOCS AND GIVE UP ON THE SMALL SETTLEMENTS. pERHAPS IT ALSO INVOLVES JERUSALEM AND E1.
I have identified corroborating evidence that has come to light in support of the deal that Debka described. But there is a great deal we don’t know about the deal and Netanyahu isn’t talking. Debka speculates that full disclosure would lose him support.