Dennis Ross, who is currently Barack Obama’s senior advisor on Middle East issues and is visiting Jewish communities urging them to vote for Obama, had an interview with the Jerusalem Post that was published yesterday (h/t: Ed Lasky).
Asked to explain Obama’s statement at the June AIPAC conference that
The fact of the matter is,
No, it’s not. And Dennis Ross knows it. It is not even Dennis Ross’s position.
In his July 12, 2008 interview with Obama, Fareed Zakaria noted Obama’s statement to AIPAC that
Obama told Zakaria that his AIPAC speech had some “poor phrasing” and he assured him that he believes the
What does it mean for the principle of a divided
In that chapter, Ross takes the position that what is necessary is a “dramatic indicator that
Here is the principle Ross sets forth for
* balance the respective interests in Jerusalem by declaring that what is Arab in East Jerusalem will be Palestinian, and what is Jewish will be Israeli, including in the Old City
In other words, Ross endorses the division of
One can argue that the division of