Obama calls for Israel's return to pre-1967 borders - CNN.com.
The press secretary also expressed frustration with reports that Obama had told Israel to return to its pre-1967 borders. Some of those accounts did not note that he also called for “mutually.
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered an expansive, far-reaching speech today on the many democratic protests surging across the Middle East and North Africa.
President Barack Obama on Sunday defended his call for Israel's pre-1967 borders — adjusted by land exchanges — to be the basis of an independent Palestine, saying the proposal is not new and.
President Obama said the future state of Palestine should be based on the pre-1967 border with mutually agreed land swaps with Israel.
President Obama, shown speaking May 19, 2011 at a Middle East policy speech at the State Department, told the AIPAC policy conference three days later that his call for Israeli-Palestinian.
In a May 22 post on his blog titled, “Obama doubles down: Israel needs to adopt 1967 borders, split itself into two pieces and accept a contiguous Palestinian state,” conservative blogger Doug.
It pains me to say this, but President Obama is not pro-Israel. After last Thursday’s speech, that should be clear. His call for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement based on the 1967 borders should leave no doubt where he stands. The 1967 borders are entirely indefensible. He is not pro-Israel.