Skip to comments.Officials: US wants Israel to cancel building plan
Posted on 03/15/2010 4:37:53 AM PDT by myknowledge
JERUSALEM Israeli officials said Monday that the U.S. is pressing Israel to scrap a contentious east Jerusalem building project whose approval has touched off the most serious diplomatic feud with Washington in years.
Competing Israeli and Palestinian claims to east Jerusalem were feeding tensions in the holy city, where Arabs and Jews maintain an uneasy coexistence and sometimes clash. Police were out in large numbers in the volatile Old City in expectation of renewed clashes.
Top U.S. officials have lined up in recent days to condemn the Israeli plan to build 1,600 apartments in east Jerusalem, the sector of the holy city that the Palestinians claim for their future capital.
The project caused a storm in Washington because it was announced during Vice President Joe Biden's visit to the region last week, badly embarrassing the U.S. and complicating its efforts to restart Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. The Palestinians immediately threatened not to join upcoming U.S.-brokered talks meant to jumpstart negotiations after a 14-month breakdown.
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Uncle Bibi, tell Zero, Joe and Hildabeast to pi** off and leave your country alone, will ya?
I think they need to tell the US Gov’t they can’t build anything on Indian Reservations, and tell them no more Wal Marts in the flood basin in New Orleans. WHY is it important in the US for us to tell them where or what they can build on land that belongs to them?
We need to tell Islam to renounce and abandon Jihad.
Last week in a post, I pointed out that it was strange to me that Gates was in Afghanistan at the sme time as homodinejad. I thought it was awfully coincidental and wondered if a deal was being made behind OUR backs and Israel’s back.
I think I don’t wonder so much any more.
obama deliberately picked this fight with Netanyahu. Had it not been this, he would have found something else no matter how insignificant.
Damn his muslim friends. Damn him, and the camel he rode in on. He has sold us out. He has sold our Military out. And he has sold Israel out.
So why doesn't NObama just pi** off, leave other countries alone and stick his stuck up nose into USA affairs, jobs, jobs. jobs, remember that laser light focus we were supposed to get?
The problem with NObama is once his nose goes into the upright and latched position, the noise that comes out, it's all just lies. One thing NObama should remember, trust is not a renewable resource.
Well, I'm 'paid up, prayed up and ready to go'.
In other news, Mexico has demanded the U.S. return Texas, Arizona and California to the Mexican territory. In addition, Russia has demanded the U.S. return Alaska that had been stolen from them.
These demands are already on the left’s agenda along with giving back nearly all of the USA back to the Indian tribes, a mass forced Exodus of white folks to Europe or on ‘reservations’ and reparations to the black community.
Is it possible that Barack Hussein Obama seriously believes that Israel is the 58th state, and that HE can dictate to Israel what it will do?
These people are so seriously out of touch with the American public that they have become clinically diagnosably pathological.
I want Manhatten Island. I’ll compensate Obama with a string of beads and some blankets.
The difference was, in each of your examples, the “conquered” peoples were absorbed into the country, becoming citizens, and given the right to vote.
That’s clearly not the case in the occupied West Bank.
Not Bibi and his ilk, though.
I think you should build build and get back all that land you gave up!!
You have just described Michelle's wardrobe.
Why doesn’t he publicly ask them why they want to cleanse a part of Jerusalem of Jews? I’d love to hear the answer.
Trouble is, BN is not a king. If he doesn’t do this right, like a high dive into a washtub, he’s history. And it sounds like the 0bama team is purposefully shaking his platform.
Unlike the meeting at least 6 months ago, zero is in a epic free fall in poll numbers. Bibi can and should easily tell Hussein hell no. Eventually that 78% American Jewish support will vanish as zero appears more confrontational to Israel and the Jews.
So zero, its OK to tell the Jews where to live! Zero plays the race card in a new way by being the racist.
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