Peres: Israel Needs US for Existence
10/22/10 By Press TV
Israeli President Shimon Peres has acknowledged Israel's existence depends on its friendship with the United States."We cannot exist alone. For our existence we need the friendship of the United States of America. It doesn't sound easy, but this is the truth," he said in a speech to Jewish leaders, broadcast by Israel Army Radio, urging Israelis to try to meet US demands in order to be assured of their existence
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9/16/10 Correspondent, CSMonitor http://axcessnews.com/index.php/articles/show/id/20874
Beirut, Lebanon - With Gaza rocket fire and Israeli air strikes providing a potent reminder of Hamas's potential to destabilize Israeli-Palestinian peace talks US envoy George Mitchell arrived in Syria today looking to secure broader regional support. The US believes that hopes of an eventual Israeli-Syrian peace track are dependent on the continuation of the Palestinian track.