Skip to comments.Bush welcomes UN MidEast resolution
Posted on 08/12/2006 9:45:47 AM PDT by ImpBillEdited on 08/12/2006 9:50:28 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
President Bush welcomed a U.N. resolution on Saturday aimed at stopping the fighting between Israel and Hizbollah, saying the guerrilla group and its sponsors Iran and Syria had brought an "unwanted" war to the region.
The fighting continued on Saturday, with the Israeli army saying it had started broadening its ground offensive in southern Lebanon.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
Unless Hezbollah is humbled and begs and pleads for an unconditional surrender to Israel, any UN or other brokered cease-fire is worthless and will not hold. It will only embolden these terrorists claim that they "won" and commit more acts of terror.
Now that's an interesting comment. That could mean weeks from now...
Do note who he is blaming for this war
This is a bad move and we are weaker because of it. Our p()ssy government should have helped Isreal defeat these scum bags. What happened to "either you are with us or against us"?
I'm feeling about the same way now as I did regarding the 1993 World Series, when the Phillies brought in the "Wild Thing" in the ninth inning. "Surely," I thought, "Jim Fregosi knows what he's doing. Surely this is a cunning plan to hold on and win Game 6, forcing a seventh game in the series which the Phillies are sure to win. Surely I know nothing about managing a major league baseball team. Surely ...."
In my humble and dejavu opinion the western world, at the hand of "the worlds only Super Power" lost and put off the inevitable action that must eventually be taken if we will ever have any semblance of peace with these barbarians who yearn for 7th Century life again.
I can't begin to express the dearth of my current thoughts in words that would give meaning to those thoughts.
Although, I am not surprised.
As I have feared from the beginning the "we", in the main, have no concept of what we are facing. And most people either won't nor can't visualize what is going to be required to defeat this insidious movement (Islam).
What would a cowboy hat do to enhance the picture?
This does not suprise me. He's always been pro-UN for the most part. I'm sick of this globalism bullshit. It doesn't work. Well, Israel..we'll see you in this same situation 6 years from now--AGAIN.
For the clueless here, I'm not talking about Bush.
I think there are a lot of things that are in play here (aside from the fact that the "resolution" had been delayed by Bolton for weeks and that it is pretty toothless anyway).
One is that this was all a preliminary, testing skirmish. Ohlmert revealed himself to be too weak and vacillating for us to support fully, because, quite frankly, I think he would have let us down and made us look a lot worse if we had overtly committed and then he wimped out. I would suspect that Bush is a little disappointed in Ohlmert's performance, after Israel had been given the time and strategic materials to carry it off more thoroughly than it has.
Secondly, I think Hezbollah proved to be a lot better armed and more widely dispersed than anybody expected initially. I am sure we were watching their means for receiving their resupply shipments, who was sending them, etc.
Third, I think it indicates that the nutcase in Iran isn't quite ready to go yet; while he blustered, he really didn't do anything overtly, but limited himself to covertly supplying advisers and materiel to the Hezzies. It also revealed that other countries which may hate us, such as Saudi Arabia and Egypt, are more afraid of Iran than they are of us, and are even willing to support us rather than be taken over by Iran.
There are a lot of things going on here, and this is probably just one of the opening skirmishes in a war that we have to win - so therefore, we have to conduct it correctly and knowledgeably from the start.
I would really appreciate it if you would put back the entire article and put my source in, if possible. I don't think JR has a problem with Yahoo. Awaiting your action or response.
...maybe this be some secret strategery by Pres Bush in order to actually win this war?...because if it is not..I only have to conclude that our President really don't have a clue as to the nature of our enemy....and his actions will get possibly millions of us killed right here in downtown America.
We can only wonder if he would accept a "peace plan" when the car bombs start going off at your local mall.
Nothing but political speak, in my humble but hick, opinion.
But thanks for your insight!
That is indeed the prevailing school of thought, but perhaps it is the West that needs time to regroup, renegotiate alliances, and continue to unmask the islamicfascists such that no western civilized nation is in doubt of the enemy's intentions.
At this point in time of the conflict we still have way too many people who are in denial of what is at stake in the WOT. The enemy's tactics of simply wearing out our resolve seems to be working. Let us take a breath as well for now and refocus our efforts. Bush told us this fight would be going on long after he left office, so in the long struggle against an enemy so insidious such that they can confound a republic with their theocracy let us regather our will, our focus, and our future.
Bush doesn't do borders.
Thanks for putting a bit of sarcastic whit into an otherwise dreary topic. It reminds me that who am I to be so critical, and yet ..... /;-(
Yea and that's why he put John Bolton in there ... get real
Olmert: Good morning Mr. President.
Olmert: Mr. President, we would like to continue our battle against the Islamofacists and destroy the Hezzies, and if that means taking the action to a protracted regional war with the gardens of terrorism all across the Middle East, want to know if America will stand with us, shoulder to shoulder?
Bush: (long pause)
Bush: (longer pause)
Bush: Well ........ (even longer pause)
Bush: Ya see, Ehud, it's like this ...... (much longer pause).
Bush: It's an election year, over here, ya know .....
Olmert: I understand Mr. President. We will take "the deal", even if we know it solves nothing.
Bush: Maybe next time Ehud. Gotta run now, cows need milking, thanks for the chat buddy.
Bush to Condi: Well that went better than I expected, ya think?
Tune in after this watch is over and some American city is glowing in the dark.
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