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Gov. Rick Perry: Obama’s Middle East Policy Is Naive, Arrogant, Misguided and Dangerous
Pajamas Media ^ | September 20th, 2011 | Governor Rick Perry

Posted on 09/20/2011 10:04:13 AM PDT by shield

you. Let me begin by thanking Dr. Solomon Frager and Aron Hirtz for helping us organize this press conference today.

We are indignant that certain Middle Eastern leaders have discarded the principle of direct negotiations between the sovereign nation of Israel and the Palestinian leadership, and we are equally indignant that the Obama Administration’s Middle East policy of appeasement has encouraged such an ominous act of bad faith.

Simply put, we would not be here today at the precipice of such a dangerous move if the Obama Policy in the Middle East wasn’t naïve, arrogant, misguided and dangerous.

It must be said, first, that Israel is our oldest and strongest democratic ally in the Middle East and has been for more than 60 years. The Obama Policy of moral equivalency which gives equal standing to the grievances of Israelis and Palestinians, including the orchestrators of terrorism, is a dangerous insult.

There is no middle ground between our allies and those who seek their destruction. America should not be ambivalent between the terrorist tactics of Hamas and the security tactics of the legitimate and free state of Israel. By proposing ‘indirect talks” through the U.S. rather than between Palestinian leaders and Israel, this administration encouraged the Palestinians to shun direct talks.

Second, it was wrong for this Administration to suggest the 1967 borders should be the starting point for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. When you consider this suggestion was made on the eve of the Israeli Prime Minister’s visit, we see in this American Administration a willingness to isolate a close ally and to do so in a manner that is insulting and naïve.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: apresidentperry; israelistate; perry; perry2012; speech; texan

1 posted on 09/20/2011 10:04:19 AM PDT by shield
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2 posted on 09/20/2011 10:05:28 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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3 posted on 09/20/2011 10:06:15 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

Love the headline because you could pretty much insert anything in where it says “Middle East” and it would be correct.


4 posted on 09/20/2011 10:06:21 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: shield
naïve, arrogant, misguided and dangerous

Yep...that about says it all.

5 posted on 09/20/2011 10:07:19 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: shield

IBTPB’s


6 posted on 09/20/2011 10:07:43 AM PDT by samtheman (Palin. In your heart you know she's right.)
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To: shield

bump.


7 posted on 09/20/2011 10:11:45 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: ThomasMore

I didn’t know “O” had a ME policy


8 posted on 09/20/2011 10:13:31 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change. " Robert Anthony)
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To: shield

Tell it the way it is Rick and have no mercy.


9 posted on 09/20/2011 10:14:29 AM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: DarthVader

A really great speech.


10 posted on 09/20/2011 10:21:07 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

Get your perspective better positioned, Perry.

0bama’s policy is not naive on the ME. At all.


11 posted on 09/20/2011 10:23:37 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: shield

POWERFUL!!!


12 posted on 09/20/2011 10:28:37 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: combat_boots

‘0bama’s policy is not naive on the ME. At all.’

I think it is naive as the felt bowing to the arabs and apologizing for America would convince the muslims to love us. The ONLY thing they respect (as they would never ‘love’ us) is strength enough to make them fearful.


13 posted on 09/20/2011 10:29:25 AM PDT by Dudoight
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To: combat_boots
Did you read the whole speech? What do you expect him to say? Barry is intentionally caring out the moslem policy against the Israeli State?
14 posted on 09/20/2011 10:29:46 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: smoothsailing

Yes, one of the best speeches I’ve heard in a long time especially against barry’s moslem policies.


15 posted on 09/20/2011 10:31:15 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

The best speech or even article I’ve read on the failures of the administration in the ME. Obama has managed to create an absolutely toxic situation in the ME which will result in an all out war within the next year.


16 posted on 09/20/2011 10:50:21 AM PDT by bereanway
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To: bereanway

I have to agree....it is a complete mess thanks to that moslem living illegally in our WH.


17 posted on 09/20/2011 10:52:24 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

Yes. I read it.

No. Neither Perry nor any pol running for office right now is going to identify the Muslim Marxist and his handlers as who they actually are. But knowing your enemy and calling it by its right name is key.

Perry has struck me as the only person running right now who’ll stand in manure and tell you something straight up. Even Cain apologized for his ‘anti-Muslim’ comments; someone got to him.

The infiltration in this country is blatant and verges on complete. Some time soon, our anonymity on the Internet is going to be dictated away by fiat, and then, those of us standing as watchmen are going take cover, since we don’t have the security surrounding us that the pols do.


18 posted on 09/20/2011 11:02:38 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: shield

“The obama policy of moral equivalnecy which gives equal standing to the grievances of Israelis and Palestinians – including the orchestrators of terrorism – is a very dangerous insult,” Perry said. “There is no middle ground between our allies and those who seek their destruction.”

Sounds...Reaganesque.


19 posted on 09/20/2011 12:32:34 PM PDT by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you his bad intentions if you listen andY let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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To: Hugin

Yes, it was a such a good speech.


20 posted on 09/20/2011 12:40:56 PM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

You’re talking my language Rick!


21 posted on 09/20/2011 3:23:30 PM PDT by toddausauras
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To: shield

That is exactly the Governor Perry I know.

And right now, he is just rimming the engine.


22 posted on 09/20/2011 6:01:38 PM PDT by TexMom7
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To: TexMom7
Yes, a fantastic speech. I agree he is just gettin’ started.
23 posted on 09/20/2011 6:26:20 PM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: shield

Great speech by Gov. Perry.


24 posted on 09/20/2011 11:00:18 PM PDT by Katarina (God bless ElRushbo! Prayers for our troops! I stand with Israel.)
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