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‘But if Netanyahu “does not believe that a peace deal with the Palestinians is the right thing to do for Israel, then he needs to articulate an alternative approach,” Obama said.’

A recommendation for Mr. Netanyahu on the subject of alternatives:

Well, this might not be considered the most conventional approach but, at so late a stage in the game and finding oneself between a rock and a hard place, what else can be made available at such short notice?