Skip to comments.Obama setting Israel up to take the fall for his failed peace talks
Posted on 03/23/2014 10:56:00 PM PDT by Nachum
This past week, Abbas came to visit Obama at the White House. In advance of his trip, Obama made no statements expressing displeasure with the Palestinian Authoritys intransigence and its continued demonization of Israel. Just before the meeting Obama told the assembled press corps:But then, did anyone really expect otherwise? Why?
I have to commend President Abbas. He has been somebody who has consistently renounced violence, has consistently sought a diplomatic and peaceful solution that allows for two states, side by side, in peace and security; a state that allows for the dignity and sovereignty of the Palestinian people and a state that allows for Israelis to feel secure and at peace with their neighbors. . . . I also want to point out that the Palestinian Authority has continued to try to build strong institutions in preparation for a day in which the Palestinians have their own state, and I will continue to emphasize the importance of rule of law, transparency, and effective reform so that not only do the Palestinians ultimately have a state on paper, but, more importantly, they have one that actually delivers on behalf of their people.In fact, Abbas last year forced out the only true Palestinian reformer Salam Fayyad, has refused to hold elections and occupies the presidency beyond the legally allotted term.
Moreover, as former deputy national security adviser Elliott Abrams explains: By making the right of return a personal right for each Palestinian, Abbas is saying the PLO has no right to negotiate over it and no right to sign an agreement that defeats or even limits that right. If thats really the PLO position, there will never be an agreement.
How did the Abbas-Obama meeting go? The Times of Israel reports:
On his trip to Washington this week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas rejected US Secretary of State John Kerrys framework document for continued peace talks with Israel, and issued three nos on core issues, leaving the negotiations heading for an explosive collapse, an Israeli TV report said Friday. . . .We can therefore see that Obamas words are entirely at odds with the conduct of the parties in the region. He either chooses to misrepresent the facts or he is blinded by unremitting hostility to Israel. In any event, he indulges the PAs intransigence despite replete evidence that this only worsens the divide between the parties. The inescapable takeaway is that Obama lacks real affection for the Jewish state and when things fail intends to blame Israel.
Specifically, the report said, Abbas rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus demand that he recognize Israel as a Jewish state. He also refused to abandon the Palestinian demand for a right of return for millions of Palestinians and their descendants a demand that, if implemented, would drastically alter Israels demographic balance and which no conceivable Israeli government would accept. And finally, he refused to commit to an end of conflict, under which a peace deal would represent the termination of any further Palestinian demands of Israel.
Labels: Abu Mazen, Barack Hussein Obama, Binyamin Netanyahu, Middle East peace process, Obama's dream, Obama's obsession with Israel, Obama's obsession with Palestinians
Give him some time, maybe he is a little slow?
Hang on bro. What in front of us is going to be ugly. We are going to fight WAR. We are going to fight a war. Breathe. Think of your family. Then move forward. Yes, it is really happening.
America has committed what GWB called the soft bigotry of low expectations.
Our dear Democrats delivered on them.
Well since Obama tried so hard to set Israel up for the kill and Abbas still says NO to the deal, O is standing there with obvious egg on his face. He never dreamt his islamoNazi pals would be that amazingly stupid. Result: the fake peace deal didn’t happen. No show for the ignoramusi hoi palloi. Now what to do? Can’t accept responsibility for anything — that’s for sure. He’s proven that with Obamacare , egypt, Libya, Syria, Ukraine, china, and millions of destroyed American jobs. Gotta blame someone. Can’t blame your sponsors in the world of islamoNazism. So who’s left to blame? Gee, we can hurt those dammed joooooos at least a little bit by blaming them for somehow lucking out of the trap. Yup. That’s Plan B. Blame the Jews for staying alive. Perfect!
this butthead obammy has failed at ALL he’s touched as president.
Why should his initiative to destroy Israel be any different?
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