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December 4, 2011 11:04 am

Obama Cabinet Members Slam Israel

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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta during a recent visit to Israel. Photo: U.S. Embassy.

Panetta Blames Israel for it’s Own Isolation

YNet – US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged Israel and the Palestinian Authority to get back to the “damn” negotiating table. He also urged Israel to take steps to address what he described as the Jewish state’s growing isolation in the Middle East.

Panetta, addressing a forum at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy in Washington, also warned Israel against viewing the Arab uprisings rattling the Middle East as an excuse to enter a defensive crouch.

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