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Posted on 04/09/2010 12:01:29 PM PDT by Nachum
Obama aide: Large delegation from J'lem to fly to DC, despite PM's cancellation.
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE US President Barack Obama's national security adviser says that Israel will still have a "robust" delegation at a nuclear security summit in Washington next week, even after Israel's prime minister abruptly decided not to attend.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had said he would be at the conference to underline the danger of terrorists acquiring nuclear weapons. Officials in his office said Netanyahu reversed himself because some nations planned to use the conference to target Israel over its barely concealed nuclear weapons program.
Speaking to reporters traveling with Obama, national security adviser James Jones said Israel did not want to be a catalyst for changing the theme of the summit.
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A presence? But is it an OFFICIAL Israeli gov’t delegation?
Another faux reality from the radical left.
Jim Jones has been drinking his Kool-Aid. There is no point in Israel attending at all, except to take names.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Critical rifts between the U.S. and Israel have a history all of their own. Check out the Jerusalem Center’s latest report by Amb. Dore Gold, “A Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations: Have We Been Here Before?” at http://www.jcpa.org/JCPA/Templates/ShowPage.asp?DRIT=1&DBID=1&LNGID=1&TMID=111&FID=376&PID=0&IID=3655&TTL=A_Crisis_in_U.S.-Israel_Relations:_Have_We_Been_Here_Before?