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Report: Netanyahu Fears US On Board With Arab League’s Peace Plan

Yesterday’s vague dismissal of the “land-swap” peace proposal by the Arab League apparently didn’t get Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nearly as far as he hoped toward quieting down the plan, and reports in the Israeli press now say Netanyahu is openly expressing concern to his aides the the US might be on board with the plan.

John Kerry touted the plan as a “big step forward,” which many thought initially was just the usual optimism of the US for anything related to the peace process, but now the fear among Netanyahu et al, who have been reluctant to engage in any peace talks that involve actual border discussions is that the US really does feel this way, and it’s going to be really ugly when Netanyahu has to more directly shoot it down.