Skip to comments.Petraeus: Israel vital strategic ally
Posted on 04/14/2010 1:38:03 PM PDT by Nachum
US general reiterates "insignificant progress" in ME peace process.
US Gen. David Petraeus reiterated Tuesday that "Israel is - has been, is and will be a - an important strategic ally of the United States."
In an address to Washington based think tank the "Woodrow Wilson Center," Petraeus, commander of the US militarys Central Command, said reports claiming that he was seeking to relocate both Israel and Palestinian Territories from the European Command to his Central Command were not correct".
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Maybe to you General, but not with your boss.
Well I agree with you General, but if you really, REALLY, believed that you’d correct your boss’ Israel hatred post haste. One terrific way to do this would be to put the usurper in chief into the media spotlight by demanding he prove his eligibility before you or any of the other joint chiefs obey anymore orders.
That is a great idea. Unfortunately, we have too many enemies to want to put our country at risk by encouraging these cases in our military. They have important jobs to do - let the civilians work on impeachment. Think orange jumpsuit to perp walk to supermax. Obama deserves our best efforts in this endeavor. Yes we can!!!!
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Nonsense, General. Haven't read the thread yet, but if anyone blames Petraeus for this, they're mistaken. He's doing his job.
Sorry for the second ping. I should have noted that in a norman, functional administration, no General should feel it necessary to offer up his opinion on a topic like this. He’s a General, not a politician, he knows that, and Israel isn’t Centcom’s responsibility.
Until the war is won, there will be no peace.
Alert!!!!! Iran to join Nuclear Club in ONE month?
What happened to Gates’s one year?
Iran will join the global nuclear club within one month, according to the deputy research chief of the Islamic Republics Atomic Energy of Iran (AEOI).
The state-run Fars news agency on Tuesday quoted Behzad Soltani, who also serves as the secretary-general of the AEOIs Scientific Cooperation Council, as saying that no country would ever think about attacking Iran once the nuclear threshold has been crossed.