Skip to comments.Obama: 1967 Lines With 'Swaps' Means Different Israeli Border Than in 1967 (Double-Talking Jive)
Posted on 05/22/2011 12:01:36 PM PDT by tobyhill
Claiming his remarks earlier this week on borders for Israel and a future Palestinian state had been misrepresented, President Obama said Sunday that "1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps" means the two sides will "negotiate a border that is different than the one that existed on June 4, 1967."
In remarks Sunday to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the president tried to explain his earlier position to a warm but occasionally tentative crowd by saying that his speech Thursday at the State Department didn't offer anything new or provocative in the way of peace negotiations.
"There was nothing particularly original in my proposal; this basic framework for negotiations has long been the basis for discussions among the parties, including previous U.S. administrations," he said
"What I did on Thursday was to say publicly what has long been acknowledged privately," he added, saying his remarks were no different than a "well-known formula" that has been worked on for a generation.
"It allows the parties themselves to account for the changes that have taken place over the last 44 years, including the new demographic realities on the ground and the needs of both sides. The ultimate goal is two states for two peoples. Israel as a Jewish state and the homeland for the Jewish people, and the state of Palestine as the homeland for the Palestinian people; each state enjoying self-determination, mutual recognition, and peace," he said.
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Bibi to Zero: Stuff it.
He keeps using the word contiguious when speaking about a Pali state
I don’t see that as reality
swaps mean swaps and Israel going back to the same amount of land they had in 1967. Israel was attacked in 1967 and won. Why should they give back everything they won? I can see them offering to give back some of it IF the palestinians showed responsible behavior. But they haven’t
Shuckin and jivin. The Obama shuffle.
Obummer is a tool.
oh, yeah...that sounds a WHOLE lot better.
what a maroon.
The list, ping
Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list
Has anyone posted the transcript?
Obama is over medicated. wants to create an Israel 2’ feet wide and 3000 miles long.
Have we all had enough of Barack Obamas audacity yet?
If you see the transcript will you please ping me. I will do the same; perhaps C-Span will publish it later.
I’ve already reached my Obama face-time quotient for the week, but if you are interested, here is the complete video AIPAC speech:
It was totally irresponsible for him to invoke the *1967* borders; -the Arab world understands that to mean one thing :
the borders as they existed prior to the Six Day War.
I read the transcripts and he did say swaps.
The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps,
As usual he did not define anything; you could take a million different interpretations of what he meant. I bet he did not mean to cause so many problems when he read it off the teleprompter.
What a bad week for Obama, when he expected to be still basking in the glory of killing Osama he gets bitch slapped by a Jewish guy on worldwide TV, has to help the press cover for him with the its always been about the 67 borders just in secret story, and then a bunch of big dollar donors tell him to pound sand. Ill bet he just cant wait until the meeting Monday when he has to face Netanyahu again.
Link to transcripts: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/may/19/barack-obama-speech-middle-east
Caution: reading the above transcript may cause dreariness and disorientation, do not operate heavy machinery while reading.
Bibi needs to tell Obama and any other idiot Presidents we may inherit that Jerusalem is not and will never be up for negotiation.
Knowing how Liberals think I find the concept of returning lands won in a war an interesting, but not unusual Leftist scheme.
The Left is behind the NWO scheme(”Imagine”), and the Left is behind the lack of enforcement of our borders (”Imagine”).
If the Left succeeds with Israel, what’s to stop them?
Just a thought.
Our hero Obama trying to vote "present" once again.
Hey, if it’s good enough for gerrymandered House districts, it’s good enough for the Jews....
Benni should just (publicly) tell Barry to F off.
That's what was so awesome about Bibi. He was straight up. No BS, no reading between the lines. O can't compete with that because it's based on truth. Bibi will not be manipulated with deceptive talk. Hopefully, during the debates, we'll see someone with some back bone call him out on the truth.
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