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Very interesting, a 2 month extension request, could it be political?  Could it align with Iran’s reactor coming online?  The web is woven so thick.  I am glad God is in control.  It gives me comfort to know that I don’t have to control anything, just turn to God, be watchful and spread the Good News!  Wake Up!

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‘Obama asks for 2-month W. Bank construction moratorium’

In return, US will not demand extension, will commit to UN Security Council vetos, weapon deliveries and presence of Israeli forces in Jordan Valley says David Makovsky of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

US President Barack Obama has requested Israel extend the West Bank settlement construction moratorium by only two months and in return “will not ask for a moratorium extension beyond sixty days,” according to David Makovsky from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, a close associate to Dennis Ross and Obama’s Middle East adviser, Army Radio reported Thursday.

“According to senior US officials,” wrote Makovsky on Wednesday, the Obama administration’s efforts to extend the construction freeze “culminated in a draft letter negotiated with Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak and chief Israeli peace negotiator Yitzhak Molcho, and ultimately sent from President Obama‘s desk to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.”

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