At White House, Israel's Netanyahu pushes back against Obama diplomacy

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Nuclear armed Israel must also be asked to dismantle most of their believed dozens of nuclear weapons which have, thanks to weapons delivery systems like sophisticated long-range missile launching submarines and jet fighters supplied by America and guilt-riddled Germany, the ability to hit countries thousands of miles away. It has no need for so much destructive weaponry, especially since Israel has now become a leading high-tech power that nations worldwide, including Muslim countries, now rely on to keep their business and industry up to date and consumers happy.

Mar 03, 2014 2:17am EST  --  Report as abuse
SKYDRIFTER wrote:

What has Israel ever done for the U.S. – worth speaking to? Take U.S. dollars, in one form or another? What an “ally!”

Obama’s voice is the kiss of death – almost anywhere on the planet.

Netanyahu is trolling for more American dollars – to kill more Palestinians – or Iranians. Netanyahu doesn’t need the U.S. to secure “peace” with the Palestinians. He needs American dollars, military equipment – and American military might/casualties; sparing the IDF for the upcoming war with Iran.

It’s time for “America” to ask what Israel can offer, in return. The “Holocaust Effect” has worn off.

Let Netanyahu first answer one question for the American public:

“What was it that Israel got in trade from the Russians for the damaging American secrets that Pollard sold to Israel?”

Mar 03, 2014 3:39am EST  --  Report as abuse
davidoff wrote:

There are a bunch of issues that are stopping the peace process from progressing, one of them is the misconception that Israeli settlements are illegal. The truth is that they are legal, and the notion that it is, delays the negotiations. If you want to read more, Ambassador Alan Baker has written an article entitled Ten Fundamental Facts Underlying the Peace Process

Mar 03, 2014 4:05am EST  --  Report as abuse
WelloSeed wrote:

I find the language interesting Obama suggests a peaceful nuclear…in Iran and Netanyahu demands that…. Oh isn’t Obama so reasonable (sarcasm). Like Iran wouldn’t nuke Israel the first shot it got. Not necessarily a missile but a dirty nuke delivered with their favorite method: suicide bomber (what do you expect from people who perceive God doesn’t want to know them). Well the bottom line is this. God is not going to angry with the Jewish People forever. And when that day comes, its game over for the mocker. He will fight as He in the days of old. He has already promised it! Selah.

Mar 03, 2014 4:08am EST  --  Report as abuse
TBellchambers wrote:

Rumours that the new Levant gas field of America’s ally in the Mediterranean is preparing to supply Russia’s customers in Ukraine and Eastern Europe if Russia closes its supply lines, continue.

Such a strategic change would indicate a paradigm shift in European energy supplies that would isolate Russia and significantly weaken its economy. The point being, was this a deliberate strategy? If so, it was not well researched. A weakened and hungry Russian bear is unlikely to contribute to peace and stability either in Europe or the Middle East. And global instability threatens us all. Every state has a right to economic security. The world should have learned this lesson 100 years ago. Perhaps this is something that Mr Netanyahu and President Obama should keep in mind.

Mar 03, 2014 7:48am EST  --  Report as abuse
Harry079 wrote:

“warning from Obama that he would tell the Israeli leader the United States would find it harder to defend Israel against efforts to isolate it internationally if peace efforts failed.”

Why would President Obama find it harder when that is exactly in my opinion what his administration has been doing all along?

Mar 03, 2014 10:33am EST  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

whenever Obama enters into anything..he just makes matters worse…he will give away the ship to anyone, to get a deal..then proclaim victory , as the agreeing parties suffer…He knows fully well, that with irans march to nukes, with the real core unsettled issues, between the Palestinians and the Israelis not even CLOSE to being settled, this is the wrong time for this meeting..This is political, for the elections.period.all he will do is aggravate the situation worse..We need a pro in the whitehouse… not Obama and his maladministration, whom I think, is way worse than jimmy carter.

Mar 03, 2014 11:21am EST  --  Report as abuse
Rich_F wrote:

big trouble going down this year and next. the 4 tetrad blood moon phenomenon has pretty much guaranteed it.

http://thetruthwins.com/archives/the-blood-red-moons-of-2014-and-2015-an-omen-of-war-for-israel

Mar 03, 2014 11:21am EST  --  Report as abuse
usagadfly wrote:

It is high time to not only cut direct support and access to US Government contracts but also to tax deductible transfers from Zionists in the USA. Why should we support a bunch of arrogant, aggressive, chauvinistic religious nationalists trying to reestablish a country that vanished 2,000 years ago? Why should that be more important than the health of our own people? Why is that more important than keeping our Government Insurance promises to our own common people? Which one can we really not “afford”??

We must ban foreign nationals / “immigrants” from Federal employment, direct or via contract, who refuse to repudiate allegiance to a foreign power, including travel and financial transfers and citizenship. They have become foreign agents operating against the interests of the American People. It is bad enough to have people of that sort in the country at all.

If you want to be an American, be one. Otherwise do not try to influence our Government! We will end up pumping “disguised” billions of tax dollars into both sides to pretend “progress”. Again. And again. And again.

Mar 03, 2014 11:27am EST  --  Report as abuse
gillani wrote:

This meeting and many more meetings is not going to solve the Middle East problem as never has, unless israel would pack up and move.
That is what eventually they have to do that what they should do in order to save more bloodshed
Housing of Jews in mother’s property by force was a and idea and still is a bad idea and is not going to work

Mar 03, 2014 11:27am EST  --  Report as abuse
WhyMeLord wrote:

Reinstate the Monroe Doctrine, close our borders, stop foreign trade.
AMERICA FIRST, BUY AMERICAN, MADE IN AMERICA, BE PROUD OF AMERICA.

Mar 03, 2014 12:06pm EST  --  Report as abuse
drmorocco wrote:

I am ashamed that our President would meet with that blood thirsty swine. What will Israel do when no one is willing to do business with them? Will the Congress legislate that US Citizens must buy their goods?

Mar 03, 2014 12:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
lazywolf wrote:

Obama should just resign. He has failed at absolutely everything he has attempted. He has alienated our allies, and emboldened our enemies.

Mar 03, 2014 12:29pm EST  --  Report as abuse

Wonderfully uninformed comments! What has Israel done for America – supplied intelligence, a Western base, an eye on one of the most unstable places on the planet. Why distrust Iran – they have form: Rockets in Gaza. More rockets in Lebanon. Rockets and Militia to keep the Syrian conflict going. High rates of hangings, floggings and imprisonment of their own people. Existential threats region-wide. Nice neighbours! Why demand recognition for Israel as a Jewish state? Because despite the original 1948 UN resolution, many of the region’s powers have attacked, sometimes serially, over the past 6.5 decades. Try being gay anywhere else in the Mid East. Try being female. Try speaking your mind. Try being a Palestinian actually! Or an Israeli Arab. Or a refugee. Europe’s poisonous attitude towards Israel (aka the Jews) persists. It may be fun to pour vitriol into her ears but why should Israel listen if there’s nothing to gain?

Mar 03, 2014 12:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
rgbviews wrote:

“Palestinians seek to establish a state in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, with East Jerusalem as its capital. ”

CORRECTION: The Palestinians already have a UN-recognized State with internationally recognized boundaries. The State of Palestine is occupied by a foreign power that has repeatedly violated the international laws that pertain to an occupation and has systematically violated the rights of the Palestinian population.

“…. negotiations to continue beyond an April target date ”

NO: There will be no more delay to the application of international law. Without a deal based on international law, in May the Palestinians will take the issue to the International Court.

Mar 03, 2014 1:14pm EST  --  Report as abuse
rgbviews wrote:

If Obama can take the heat and stand up for the principles of human rights and international law, then he will have my vote.

Obama needs to put Netanyahu in his place (the Israeli government, not the American government).

Mar 03, 2014 1:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Dr_Steve wrote:

We’d all be better off if he’d just go play golf.

Mar 03, 2014 1:36pm EST  --  Report as abuse
mikejd wrote:

As deeply as I want peace in the region, it would be morally wrong to ignore the obvious dangers Israel would face if they prematurely gave in to Palestinian demands.

Peace on this issue hinges more on the Palestinian side than the Israeli side. So long as the Palestinians refuse to acknowledge the “Jewishness” of the Israeli state, one wonders why they wont do that? It’s completely unreasonable. A democratic and humanistic society would understand that ethnic and national identity is important to some people; but a patriarchal, and philo-Islamist population would naturally see Israels status as a “Jewish” state as an affront to Islam.

Thus, the issue, at root, is Islamism. This is not surprising, since this is the “issue at root” in damn near every Islamic country that one can bring to mind: Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Saudia Arabia, Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, etc etc.

My fear is, people are underemphasizing the significant risk Israel would be taking in complying with some – or most – of the Palestinian demands, such as the border issue and Israelis desire to maintain a presence in the mountainous edge – which of course would be Palestinian territory. This proposal extends from the Israeli viewpoint that despite all assurances to the contrary, the Palestinians would maintain a strategic interest – goaded on by outsiders, no doubt – to “reclaim” the rest of Palestine.

This is really one of the most complex political issues of our day. While I do believe that the Palestinians should eventually be given a state, the conditions simply do not exist for this to happen peaceably and in accord with a modern diplomatic imperative. Islamism is far too prevalent still. Arab societies are still too perforated by this culture of extremism, of a harsh one-sided perspective of the subject, that, although there are forces on the Israeli side interested in correcting past wrongs and desirous to live in an amicable partnership with the Palestinians, there are far fewer people on the Palestinian side sincerely interested to work with the Israelis in the same spirit.

This is ultimately a socioemotional issue i.e. one of culture. The Israelis are a mostly humanized society, which means, they are more able to see the perspective of the Palestinian condition – and context – without the filter of traditional viewpoints that separate and divide the world into “us” verse “them”. Palestinians, conversely, like other Arabs/Muslims in the region, despite living just across from the Israelis, are subject to forces that extend back over a thousand years, and have not undergone the type of reform that Jews – Judaism – had in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Thus, the Palestinian viewpoint is more rigid, more stubborn, more jingoistic, than the Israeli viewpoint.

In my mind, you have to prepare the Palestinians for statehood before we just hand it on over. And, if we do not do this, although there is a “chance” that things could go well, that the Palestinians will work with the Israelis to deepen a connection, probability dictates that Palestinian policy will be influenced more by those they share more in common with i.e other Arab/Muslim countries – than with the secular humanism of Israel and the west.

How could this end up for Israel? Think the second intafada, but on a larger scale, with the terrorists coming from an autonomous region. How would Israel react under-such circumstances? How would the Palestinians, if they are interested – as they appear to be – in manipulating conditions so as to create the pretext for militarization, respond?

It’s a shame that the ethnic identity of Israel – as Jews – is the issue which this conflict seems to surround. So long as the Palestinians remain reticent to accept Israel as a “jewish state”, then one will always wonder “why”? And the most probable answer to that is: because we do not accept your right to that land – as Jews.

Mar 03, 2014 1:46pm EST  --  Report as abuse
MladenA wrote:

Bye, bye, Crimea! The crisis in Ukraine is more important for what is says about the impotence and incompetence of the US President. Just extrapolate and see how Obama is going to handle Iran when it gets real close to the bomb, and there the stakes are much higher.
Google: Why are Bernard Lewis’s views on MAD ignored?

Mar 03, 2014 1:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
MladenA wrote:

Bye, bye, Crimea! The crisis in Ukraine is more important for what is says about the impotence and incompetence of the US President. Just extrapolate and see how Obama is going to handle Iran when it gets real close to the bomb, and there the stakes are much higher.
Google: Why are Bernard Lewis’s views on MAD ignored?

Mar 03, 2014 1:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

@ Dr_Steve..thanks for the laugh…wish it weren’t so true thou…

Mar 03, 2014 2:02pm EST  --  Report as abuse
USPatriot18 wrote:

The State of Israel needs secure borders. It also needs complete control over Judea and Samaria, known as the West Bank. It should be annexed by Israel ASAP. This is Jewish land with rights to the land dating back to Biblical times. Also. the Jewish settlers’ presence should be expanded as a protection against terrorism. The Arab terrorists are the ones who don’t want peace. Arabs who live in Israel and want to abide by Israeli law will enjoy a wonderful life.

Mar 03, 2014 2:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Earthtourist wrote:

That’s IT Bibi, we’ll insure the Mullahs don’t get a ‘bomb’, and you insure your ultra-right wing understands that it will not succeed in endless suppression of Palestinian’s rights to even breathe and have a shower each day !

Mar 03, 2014 3:00pm EST  --  Report as abuse
tony4 wrote:

Netanyahu knows that Obama’s words are empty. Obama has established a track record of being all talk with no actual substance. Not to mention his track record as a liar.

Mar 03, 2014 3:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse
tony4 wrote:

Netanyahu knows that Obama’s words are empty. Obama has established a track record of being all talk with no actual substance. Not to mention his track record as a liar.

Mar 03, 2014 3:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse
tony4 wrote:

Netanyahu knows that Obama’s words are empty. Obama has established a track record of being all talk with no actual substance. Not to mention his track record as a liar.

Mar 03, 2014 3:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse
tony4 wrote:

Netanyahu knows that Obama’s words are empty. Obama has established a track record of being all talk with no actual substance. Not to mention his track record as a liar.

Mar 03, 2014 3:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse
usagadfly wrote:

Hey, war lovers! A new chance for a nice, tidy little war! Ukraine this time! Let’s have nuclear armegeddon with Russia! Then, after 20 to 40,0000 years, when the radiation dies down, we can rebuild US industry and put up a 100 foot wall along the entire Mexican border! So in the end the US will win!

I just love our native born war mongers! They fit so well with our imported ones.

Isn’t it amazing what they are willing for the rest of us to sacrifice for their dreams? Just don’t disturb them in the process. And these people actually think of themselves as “patriots”. But for which country? Not mine. It is just a matter of time until they destroy everything and everyone here.

Mar 03, 2014 3:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Tiu wrote:

And in return he got nada, plus they knew what he was going to say anyway.

Mar 03, 2014 3:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SoutherRican wrote:

The ONLY thing that Israel can be assured of, is that Obama’s only concern is his Legacy. If getting a Noble Peace Prize means selling out the Jewish state, so be it. But he does have a Silver tongue, maybe that can stop Iran from making a nuclear weapon, I say no.

Mar 03, 2014 3:33pm EST  --  Report as abuse
micurmudgeon wrote:

If you like your Iran without nuclear arms you can keep your non-nuclear Iran. Trust me.

Mar 03, 2014 3:34pm EST  --  Report as abuse
raptor666 wrote:

note to Netanyahu : beware…beware of Obama… he told us (1) he did not support an individual mandate for healthcare (2) then after passing this individual mandate…he told us it was not a tax (3) then he told us that nothing would change with our healthcare plans (4) and more and more and more…. lies… no one in America would buy a used car from this guy…

Mar 03, 2014 3:36pm EST  --  Report as abuse
jrpardinas wrote:

There’s only one thing that can be said about these two:

They’re bad news.

Mar 03, 2014 3:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse

Using a popular sports analogy, the Israelis have moved the goal posts..several times, since 1967.

In 1967, the Israelis demanded that the Palestinians recognize, Israel’s “Right to exist”. Arafat and the PLO did that, in 1993, in Oslo; but, then the Israelis expanded their demand. The new demand was for the Palestinians to recognize Israel’s, “Right to exist, as a Jewish state”. Naturally, this derailed the peace process.

Now, just to make sure that the peace process is absolutely dead; Netanyahu et al. have expanded the demand, once again.

Now, the Israelis are demanding that the Palestinians recognize Israel’s, “Right to exist, as the nation-state of the Jewish people”.

This new and expanded demand is also stated as a demand for the Palestinians to recognize Israel’s, “Right to exist, as the homeland of the Jewish people”.

But, there’s more, Netanyahu is insisting that there will never be any, “right of return”, for Palestinian refugees displaced by the Israelis, to their former homes, in what is now Israeli territory.

Here’s the deal: Any Jew on planet Earth, and any descendants of these Jews, will forever have the right to claim citizenship in Israel…but for the native Arabs, who were run off their lands, there never will be such a “right of return”.

The Palestinians would be fools to agree to such terms. Hope for a peaceful solution to the festering conflict is fading fast; another intifada may be brewing. Renewed violence will give the Israelis an excuse to scrap any accords with the Pals and to crack down even harder.

Boycotts, Disinvestment and Sanctions are the only tools left in the tool box….let’s get to work.

Mar 03, 2014 3:50pm EST  --  Report as abuse
columbare1 wrote:

Neither President Obama or Prime Minister Netanyahu believe anything each one says to the other. And rightly so.

Mar 03, 2014 4:09pm EST  --  Report as abuse

PM Netanyahu knows full well that there is no nuclear threat from Iran; he keeps whining and carping about it, so as to create a distraction from the fact that his government is building illegal, Jews-Only, government-subsidized housing, on stolen Arab land, at an unprecedented pace.

Obama and the US Congress have concentrated their efforts on dealing with the contrived distraction; while ignoring the underlying issue. This is no surprise.

Obama and the US Congress are absolutely beholden to the Israel lobby; they are the generous financial supporters of the political campaigns of most American politicians, at the federal level.

Mar 03, 2014 4:35pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JPHR wrote:

US facilitating the land grab by Israel objecting against Crimea’s self determination. Guess the Russians should have stated they were looking for WMDs.

Mar 03, 2014 4:57pm EST  --  Report as abuse
drmorocco wrote:

I hope Obama’s committment to a non nuclear Iran is as good as Netanyahu’s committment to finding a just peace with the Palestinis.

There will be no peace in the middle east until Israel is hurt by the boycott.

Mar 03, 2014 5:00pm EST  --  Report as abuse
DavidBranch wrote:

Wow, reading all these comments “What has Israel ever done for the U.S. – worth speaking to?”"The “Holocaust Effect” has worn off….” Israel has been under siege since day one. Look at a map for crying out loud, and notice who their neighbors are. These neighbors want the complete destruction of Israel because they are not Muslims. What have they done for us? Look up how many great leaders, scientists, noble prize winners have come from Israel. The Holocaust Effect will never be over for the MILLIONS who have died for being Jewish.

Mar 03, 2014 5:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JenniferNew wrote:

RudyHaugeneder: Israel is not engaged in threats toward other countries. You really expect a Jewish country in the middle of a Christo-free region to give up its weaponry? Why shouldn’t France or UK do the same. Why do you single out Israel. Why not Iran? Because Iran is threatening to wipe out other countries. Because I ran threatens to close the Gulf of Hormuz. People like you typically don’t learn history. They are empty is a shell with a great hatred toward Jews (covered with a veneer of civility)

Mar 03, 2014 5:15pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Buddesatva wrote:

I maintain that the only answer for Israel / Palestine is one country. On country, one people, one flag, one government. Abandon apartheid and the very stupid idea of a state with one religion. Yikes, can we please let go of that stupidity. Unless and until the folks who call themselves Israeli and the folks who identify themselves as Palestinian finally figure out that they are one people we are going to have to watch them bicker and snipe. Together, they could run the table in the Middle-East. Keeping them fighting is keeping them weak and not for nothing, those walls are so damned stupid it is difficult to believe they ever went up. Mr Prime Minister, tear down those walls.

Mar 03, 2014 5:18pm EST  --  Report as abuse
WhyMeLord wrote:

Is Netanyahu being held here against his will?
Does anybody really care what he does or thinks?
If he’s unhappy with things, why doesn’t he go home?
Why on earth we put up with his tantrums is beyond me.
He gives average Jews a bad name; he doesn’t represent us.
He is only stirring up the pot to take eyes off more settlements.
Netanyahu won’t be satisfied until we’re all in a big, very bad war.

Mar 03, 2014 5:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

If the answers to this horrible conundrum was easy, it would have been settled long ago….there are generations of hate, on both sides…Both sides, have missed opportunities for peace..i suppose it wont matter, when Iran gets the nukes and tries to blow up Israel..as we know there are millions of Palestinians, in the same area…they will perish also… Hmm do you think, this is Irans plan all along…I know, lets ask Kerry, Obama and his maladministration…NOTTTT

Mar 03, 2014 5:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
tanksolot wrote:

Netanyahu probably never guessed the US would send him a Muslim president to advise him.

Mar 03, 2014 5:23pm EST  --  Report as abuse
saavedra wrote:

“”The Israeli people expect me to stand strong against criticism and pressure,” Netanyahu told reporters.”

Fine, Bibi and the Israelis may have mutual and exclusive self-interest. So does the United States, and as an American, I strongly urge Mr. Obama to to stand strong against criticism and pressure by our dependent state Israel and a pushy and overbearing Netanyahu.

Mar 03, 2014 5:23pm EST  --  Report as abuse
saavedra wrote:

“”The Israeli people expect me to stand strong against criticism and pressure,” Netanyahu told reporters.”

Fine, Bibi and the Israelis may have mutual and exclusive self-interest. So does the United States, and as an American, I strongly urge Mr. Obama to to stand strong against criticism and pressure by our dependent state Israel and a pushy and overbearing Netanyahu.

Mar 03, 2014 5:23pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Johnstephan wrote:

President Obama believes first and foremost in freedom of rights…freedom for the Israelis and freedom for the Palestinians.

This freedom stands above his “commitment” to Israel…and this “freedom” does not show preference to Israel, nor to any. In fact, this “freedom” even dictates that it is right to be free to worship ANY god…and the Israelis also live by this belief for they have confessed that there is no official ‘God’ of Israel but that it believes in freedom of all religions / gods.

And President Obama, leader of the free world, will sacrifice whatever is required for this FREEDOM…his ‘god of fortresses’….this image that speaks with authority and that all worship.

For this FREEDOM dictates that it is right for EACH to be free to serve and magnify oneself (XES).

BUT it is written that we are to worship Only the One Creator and to serve Him Alone, His Will Alone.

Soon, The One King Jesus Christ, Son of the One Creator, will return to rule the earth in power according to and in obedience to the Will of Yehowah Elohim and NOT according to man’s first love for his “freedom”.

John Stefanyszyn
…a bondman of the One King Jesus Christ, Son of the One God

Mar 03, 2014 5:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SoLogical wrote:

The problem is out there for all to see.
Abbas has refused the one demand that could put an end to the problem. He has refused to recognize Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.

Israel has had decades of peace with other countries who have decided it’s better to live together than continue the insanity. The Palestinian leadership doesn’t believe that and only proves Golda Meir’s contention that Peace will come when the Arabs love their children more than they Israel.

Mar 03, 2014 5:48pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JohnNico wrote:

Israel deserves it’s own land. But, peace is hard between neighbors that hate each other. Obama does not know how to help. The clintons, based upon all of their jewish connections, probably feel that they have an ‘inside’ track. But an american jew and an Israeli Jew—are two different things. Tough situation in the Mideast. America is best to back Israel, but, tell them not to be so aggressive with the Arabs. That’s it, nothing more.

Mar 03, 2014 5:50pm EST  --  Report as abuse
WhyMeLord wrote:

Since Israel is dependent on America for their survival, why don’t we just make them our 51st state? That way, they will have to pay income taxes, our deficit will be gone in no time, it’s a win-win.
They would be just like Alaska; far away and completely irrelevant.
Netanyahu and Palin could compare notes at Christmas; fun and games.
We could award prizes for who’s got the short straw; Sarah or Bibi.
A rollicking good time could be had for all, and there’ll be peace.

Mar 03, 2014 5:53pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

Number of French troops who served in Afghanistan: 47,270.

Number of Israeli troops who served in Afghanistan: 0

Now what was Netanyahu saying about commitment again?

Mar 03, 2014 5:55pm EST  --  Report as abuse

Pray for Obama Psalm 109:8

Mar 03, 2014 6:26pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Butch_from_PA wrote:

Go home you buffoon. America spilt enough American blood for your ruthless senseless unprovoked aggressions. You talk of being strong – yet you are a weak coward that strikes first out of fear.

You and your thugs are bringing down Israel’s chances for a peaceful co-existence. Karma will catch up to you and history will have only a minor footnote for you – listing your cruel record of arrogance and fear.

Mar 03, 2014 6:26pm EST  --  Report as abuse
RealityColin wrote:

Well, we can see that Bibi’s playbook remains the same…

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/checkpoint-washington/2010/07/netanyahu_america_is_a_thing_y.html

In 2001, while he believed he was speaking in private, Netanyahu revealed his contempt for the United States (“something that can easily be moved”) and took pride in having halted the peace process (“I actually stopped the Oslo Accord”).

Mar 03, 2014 6:26pm EST  --  Report as abuse
drmorocco wrote:

Butch – really well thought out and expressed.

Mar 03, 2014 6:30pm EST  --  Report as abuse
lysergic wrote:

hey Davidoff give us our money back. Are you related to Jonathan Pollard? Of course you are!

Mar 03, 2014 6:52pm EST  --  Report as abuse
lysergic wrote:

hey Davidoff give us our money back. Are you related to Jonathan Pollard? Of course you are!

Mar 03, 2014 6:52pm EST  --  Report as abuse
lysergic wrote:

hey Davidoff give us our money back. Are you related to Jonathan Pollard? Of course you are!

Mar 03, 2014 6:52pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

Israel needs to get a job before it complains about how little money and ‘support’ we give it.

Mar 03, 2014 7:00pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Rich_F wrote:

y’all can vent and spew your anti-Israel rhetoric all you want but unfortunately for your desired outcome The Lord is on Israel’s side whether they deserve it or not cause you see it’s His Word that will never be broken. Over 2500 years ago The Lord spoke through one of this prophets on how in the last days Jerusalem would be a burdening stone to the whole world. this wasn’t really possible for almost 2000 years since Israel became a nation again and now people actually care about Jerusalem. the prophecy states ALL the world will be against Israel and their odds will be slim to none, yes even the good olde USA will be against her. but you see none of that matters when you have the Creator of all things on your side.

“The Lord, who stretches out the heavens, who lays the foundation of the earth, and who forms the human spirit within a person, declares: “I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that sends all the surrounding peoples reeling. Judah will be besieged as well as Jerusalem. On that day, when ALL the nations of the earth are gathered against her, I will make Jerusalem an immovable rock for all the nations. All who try to move it will injure themselves” – Zachariah 12:1-3

Mar 03, 2014 7:02pm EST  --  Report as abuse
WhyMeLord wrote:

OMG, the Bible tells me so….; all non-Jews zero, Jews 10……..
Well, enough said, game over, we all lose, Israel wins…………
But does that mean they’ll have to take care of us????????????????
Or does that mean they’ll just let us rot like dogs in the street?
Nobody ever talks about a world where Israel rules; unimaginable??
Somehow, I can picture idols of Netanyahu all over the place……
In my opinion, that world would definitely NOT be a better place..

Mar 03, 2014 7:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
dalemk9 wrote:

Why would Israel make a false peace with those who ultimately want to wipe her off the map ? Israel has a right to Nuclear weapons to defend herself from these radicals.

Mar 03, 2014 8:39pm EST  --  Report as abuse
godenich wrote:

You find out who your friends are when the chips are down.

Mar 04, 2014 12:07am EST  --  Report as abuse
rgbviews wrote:

BDS,
more BDS,
even more BDS

People with principle will BDS

Mar 04, 2014 12:55am EST  --  Report as abuse
icmetwo wrote:

Their so called settlements ARE illegal.Israel is a terrorist state and they are a burden to American citizens.

Mar 04, 2014 11:39am EST  --  Report as abuse
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