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      Arab League Rejects Israeli Jordan Valley Presence

      Kerry's proposal leaving IDF in Jordan Valley for 10 years rejected in Cairo emergency meeting called by Abbas.
      By Ari Yashar
      First Publish: 12/21/2013, 8:52 PM

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      The Arab League on Saturday rejected the US proposal, by which IDF soldiers would remain in the Jordan Valley for a 10 year period as part of peace agreements between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA).

      Nabil Al-Arabi, secretary of the Arab League and initiator of many anti-Israel UN resolutions, said in Cairo that any peace agreement leaving an Israeli presence in the "Palestinian state" would not succeed.

      The decision was made during an emergency meeting called for by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas last week. Abbas similarly rejected the proposal by US Secretary of State John Kerry on December 5 when it was made to him.

      Kerry's staff has rented 50 rooms at a luxurious Jerusalem hotel for January, in order to "attack" Netanyahu and force him to accept the US plan, according to Yedioth Aharonoth reports last Friday.

      Analyst Mark Langfan has revealed that Kerry's security proposal is based on the 1967 "Allon Plan," and assesses the arrangement as a "death-trap" for Israel.

      Langfan additionally uncovered a secret 1967 US Joint Chiefs of Staff (USJCoS) memorandum, which shows that Kerry's plan is a "fraud" in not even meeting the minimum "defensible" Israeli borders by 1967 military technology standards.