Israeli settlements leave U.S. odd man out at U.N. Security Council

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RynoM wrote:

“Get Out of My Life, But First Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall”

has now been re-issued as

“Get Out of My Life, But First Guarantee My Security”

and we’re falling for it.

Dec 19, 2012 5:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sensi wrote:

Barack Obama is just another coerced and spineless errand boy of the Israeli land-grabbing far-right, what an endless disgrace… The US are ridiculing themselves in front of the whole world and are here again on the wrong side of history: that’s pitiful.

Dec 19, 2012 5:49pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Lavrentii wrote:

Palestinians, it looks like you are on your own for effective resistance- your right!- to this illegal occupation and land theft, by peaceful resistance if it will work, or, following Hamas’ lead, by force if that is all Israel will understand. Israel does not appear to have any honor in the eyes of the world, or care about it.

You may not win a military strategy outright, but you can make Israel unlivable. It’s your right to resist!! The hypocrisy here is almost unbearable to witness!

Dec 19, 2012 6:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Zephon wrote:

The Grand Bargain:

I always wonder why, the USA often talking about Human Rights – allows the most despicable actions of Human Rights abuse by the Israeli’s to the Palestinians…

While we talk of terrorism – that does not play out fully, the Jewish Zionists used terrorist tactic to to the extreme to get the state of Israel created in the first place.

My hypothesis is there was a Grand Bargain negotiated in back room deals that went like this.

- The USA/CIA wanted to combat communism and funded Muslim extremists to make a wall of militaristic religious fanatics by funding Madrasas and their leaders, training and arming them south of Soviet Union and China.

- To appease Israel we guaranteed their security regardless of their actions and human rights abuses

Big winners – DOD/CIA and the US Military Industrial Complex

Dec 19, 2012 6:48pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Mandingo wrote:

It is very odd that the USA is so isolated. Reminds me of how Russia is isolated regarding their support for Assad of Syria. Both are loosing positions. If Americans were asked to vote on this kind of weird support for a country repeatedly violating another peoples land I bet it would be overwhelmingly Against Israel.

Dec 19, 2012 8:07pm EST  --  Report as abuse
bethjohansen wrote:

shame on us…..
This is what selling your principles to a lobby looks like.

Dec 19, 2012 8:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AceSteveC wrote:

Is this just pandering to the Jewish vote back in the US, entrenched bias, or just stubborn refusal to acknowledge that the creation of Israel was a mistake that shouldn’t be compounded any further than is necessary to ensure peace?

Dec 20, 2012 5:51am EST  --  Report as abuse
joebiteme wrote:

What else is new? We side with them over ANYTHING. Just makes you see that the UN is corrupt. Bet if you took a vote in the US that the majority of people would be against Israel.

Dec 20, 2012 7:06am EST  --  Report as abuse
caroza wrote:

Oh, get real, Prosor. How about because the current fighting in Syria is a relatively short-lived phenomenon and the world is backing the rebels against Assad? Whereas Israel has maintained a violent illegal occupation of the West Bank, in violation of UN resolutions and the Geneva Convention, for the best part of 60 years? Time for sanctions and kicking ambassadors out.

Dec 23, 2012 2:02am EST  --  Report as abuse
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