Analysis: Netanyahu’s call for a revised Saudi initiative may be too little too late

May 31, 2016   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

Yes, we like Paris, but when it comes to peace, Cairo has become our new Mecca.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday night attempted to circumvent a French led internationalized process due to launch Friday by proposing a regional one based on a revised version of a 2002 Arab Peace Initiative.In so doing, he sounded almost as if he is was responding to a 14-year old call by the Arab world to normalize relations with Israel in exchange for a withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines and a resolution to the issue of Palestinian refugees.xBecause, hey, what is 14-years between frenemies?This is not the first time Netanyahu has spoken of the importance of regional players to the peace process, and the Saudi plan in particular as the basis for such talks.He began to mention it already last year upon his re-election and has returned to it in a more clear way in the last month, as the specter of a French brokered peace process has become an increasing reality, even taking to tweeting about it earlier this month.

 

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