Demanding that he back up his anti-Israel words with anti-Israel actions. “Al-Hayat: The Arab League’s Letter to Obama Was Unsigned,” from the MEMRI Blog, August 1:
The daily Al-Hayat reports that the letter sent by the Arab League to Obama following the July 29 session of the peace initiative follow-up committee in Cairo was written in Arabic and was unsigned.
According to the daily, the letter contained the following: a warning that, should the Palestinian-Israeli talks fail, the Arabs will turn to the UNSC; demands for US commitment to renewing the negotiations on the final settlement, with priority for the issues of security and borders; a request that Obama call for lifting the Gaza siege and for extending the construction freeze in the Israeli settlements; and a demand that the Arab peace initiative serve as a framework for negotiations aimed at establishing a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders.
Source: Al-Hayat (London), August 1, 2010