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France: Israel Not Doing Enough, Iran ‘Stabilizing Element’
The Israeli National News ^
| July 31, 2006
| Hana Levi Julian
Posted on 08/02/2006 7:10:42 PM PDT by mcg2000
French leaders praised Iran and disparaged Israel on Monday in two separate news conferences held in Beirut and in the Paris area.
Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin told reporters at the news conference in France that Israels willingness to suspend its air strikes on Hizbullah terror targets was only a first step, but still not enough. De Villepin maintained that the cessation of the aerial attacks is insufficient in light of the situation in Lebanon.
At the news conference held in Beirut, French Foreign Minister Phillippe Douste-Blazy praised Iran as a stabilizing force in the Middle East. Douste-Blazy told reporters that Iran "is an outstanding country with great people and an honorable civilization. It has a crucial role in the region.
Iran is the primary patron of the Hizbullah terror organization, which has fired close to 1,800 Katyusha missiles at northern Israeli communities in the past 20 days, killing 19 civilians and injuring hundreds more.
Iran has armed Hizbullah with long-range rockets equipped with warheads containing more than 100 kg. of explosive material and little metal balls designed to wound large numbers of people and create maximum damage.
Hizbullah started the current war with Israel with a major attack on July 12th in which terrorists kidnapped two IDF soldiers, killed four others and fired Katyusha rockets at Israeli towns along the northern border. Four other soldiers were killed in their tank by a mine when they set off in pursuit of their kidnapped colleagues.
Iran also continues to refuse to end its uranium enrichment program, in direct violation of international law. Ongoing efforts by the international community to convince Iran to end the program, which is a precursor to the development of a nuclear weapon, have been fruitless thus far.
TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: appeasement; europe; france; fruitloops; geopolitics; hizzbollah; iran; israel; jewish; middleeast; terrorism; terrorists; un
posted on 08/02/2006 7:10:45 PM PDT
And in the middle of California, a person says before his computer screen: France should shut the hell up!
posted on 08/02/2006 7:12:31 PM PDT
(Yeah, I'll vote in 2006, just as soon as a party comes along who listens.)
....LOL...when BOR was interviewing Condi and told her that he said "Iran was a stabilizing force"....she just laughed...he was trying to goad her into belittling him, but she just affirmed that "Iran is the furthest thing from a stabilizing force"....This guy is in someone Mullah's pocket
French Foreign Minister Phillippe Douste-Blazy praised Iran as a stabilizing force in the Middle East.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:16:57 PM PDT
(Former Alias: GVgirl)
posted on 08/02/2006 7:19:45 PM PDT
(Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
The French must have a number of pending business contracts with Iran.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:20:16 PM PDT
(Liberals: Blazingly Stupid!)
French brown-nosers. If Iran had no oil, they would not give them the time of day.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:20:18 PM PDT
If I didn't think they were serious and could actually implement the stuff they come up with, I would get a good laugh from what comes out of de Villepin's mouth.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:20:41 PM PDT
(Bats left, votes right)
posted on 08/02/2006 7:21:52 PM PDT
by A CA Guy
(God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
I don't think France is doing enough to stabilize their own country.
I hope the IDF can lob a few at the Frogs when this thing is over.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:28:22 PM PDT
by Ukiapah Heep
(Shoes for Industry!)
Its time to send a cub scout troop to France that they can surrender to!
posted on 08/02/2006 7:30:29 PM PDT
by Luigi Vasellini
(What do you call 2 toddlers and some duct tape??........muslim body armor!!!!!!!)
We need to renew the France boycott
posted on 08/02/2006 7:34:17 PM PDT
(Keep doing what you always do and you'll keep getting what you always get.)
Algeria must come to the aid of France and help the French people throw off the yoke of the secular socialist overlords.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:34:30 PM PDT
(Buy 'Allah' brand urinal cakes - If you can't kill the enemy at least you can piss on their god)
Yeah maybe he is right. Iran stabilizes the region the frog says. I say Hitler pretty well stabilized Frenchfrogs in the same manner. Zeig Heil you nincompoop.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:37:48 PM PDT
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To: A CA Guy
Boycott anything French.
That's tough to do. Many products that you'd swear were American, are French. There was a list floating around here a few years ago. It's pretty amazing.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:41:08 PM PDT
(All we get are lame ideas from Republicans and lame criticism from dems about those lame ideas.)
I hope Israel is setting the stage to reject French involvement much less a French-led 'force
posted on 08/02/2006 7:43:57 PM PDT
(http://www.mises.org/story/1975 <--no such thing as a fairtax)
An artist's rendering of the French Foreign Minister making the above statement:
posted on 08/02/2006 7:46:04 PM PDT
(Batman and Godzilla : When will they fight?)
He's right - Israel isn't doing enough - they ought to be
exterminating every one of those camel-humping M-F's.
posted on 08/02/2006 7:55:18 PM PDT
(If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
FRANCE PLEASE SHUTTTTT UPPPPP
The Iranian president constantly spouts off about how the Holocaust didn't happen, and that Israel should be eliminated, and France thinks they are a "stabilizing" force? The French are truly, truly demented and have no grasp of reality!
I guess in WWII, the Vichy government was a stabilizing influence as well. They sure kept ol Adolf from going off the deep end.
What's in the wine over there?
posted on 08/02/2006 8:15:31 PM PDT
(... Burn the land and boil the sea's, but you can't take the skies from me.)
France constantly finds a deeper pit to throw their worthless asses into...
Poor France -- born with a silver spoon in her mouth and reduced to gaging on Arab deposits.
F'em They can never be trusted again....
posted on 08/02/2006 8:24:21 PM PDT
by river rat
(You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
I agree with the Frogs, Israel isn't doing enough.
I want it to call up it's 600,000 reserves, mobilize all 5000 of it's tanks, put all 440 of it's first line aircraft in the air, and go through Hezballah and the Syrian armed forces like corn through a goose.
Then I want Israel to give the imbeciles in Tehran a collect call and ask them how they prefer to be served to the local buzzards, as original recipe or extra crispy.
posted on 08/02/2006 8:35:54 PM PDT
(Proudly fighting on FR for truth , justice, and the last slice of leftover pizza since 1998)
You never know what kinds of manipulations these diplomats are doing behind the scenes. They might just be trying to butter Iran up in order to get them to make concessions.
France wants to send their soldeirs over there and does not want them to be shot to pieces by Hezbollah. Maybe this is just a way to get there from here. I am not taking this all that seriously. I could be wrong though.
Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin told reporters at the news conference in France...only a first step, but still not enough.
posted on 08/02/2006 10:00:47 PM PDT
(Don't take life too seriously, you won't get out alive.)
When we were kids my granddaddy used to scold us "Don't pick your nose, what are you? French??" He was a product of his era, I guess: only France could invent the Vichy Regime, a particularly nasty stab-in-the-back for the British at the time.
None of that sentiment resonated with me, until these past few years, when we have seen France at Her worst behavior.
And only France could have the temerity to scold the Israelis for doing "too little". Disgraceful.
Hopefully Israel will have the class to set this rebuke to one side, considering its source.
posted on 08/03/2006 2:28:00 AM PDT
by DieHard the Hunter
(I am the Chieftain of my Clan. I bow to nobody. Get out of my way.)
"French leaders praised Iran and disparaged Israel on Monday in two separate news conferences held in Beirut and in the Paris area.
In other breaking news: bears poop in the woods, water is wet, its hot in Georgia in August and cold in Maine in January.
The French never miss an opportunity to be against Israel and the USA. The day the French support Israel and the USA is the day the earth spins the opposite way on its axis.
posted on 08/03/2006 6:47:05 AM PDT
by Convert from ECUSA
(The Arab League jihad continues on like a fart in an elevator - FR American in Israel)
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