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US offered Israel advanced weaponry in exchange for delaying Iran attack: report
New York Post ^ | 03/08/2012

Posted on 03/08/2012 9:25:47 AM PST by SeekAndFind

WASHINGTON -- The US offered to give Israel advanced weaponry -- including bunker-busting bombs and refueling planes -- in exchange for Israel's agreement not to attack Iranian nuclear sites, Israeli newspaper Maariv reported Thursday.

President Obama reportedly made the offer during Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington this week.

Under the proposed deal, Israel would not attack Iran until 2013, after US elections in November this year. The newspaper cited unnamed Western diplomatic and intelligence sources.

Netanyahu said Monday that sanctions against Iran had not worked, adding that "none of us can afford to wait much longer" in taking action against Iran's controversial nuclear program.

However, Netanyahu told FOX News Channel on Wednesday that he did not think war with Iran was inevitable. He added that the only way to deter Tehran was to advocate carrying out a serious military strike against the Islamic Republic.

"The paradox is that if they actually believe that they are going to face the military option, then you probably will not need the military option," Netanyahu said. The US also believes there is still a "window of opportunity" for the dispute to be resolved diplomatically.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; israel

1 posted on 03/08/2012 9:25:54 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Take the weapons, and then attack Iran anyway!

Learn from Obama. That’s the Chicago-way!


2 posted on 03/08/2012 9:27:46 AM PST by PGR88
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To: PGR88

Lord knows, Obama would do the same to them in a heartbeat


3 posted on 03/08/2012 9:29:17 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

Delay the Keystone Pipeline decision until after the election...

Delay proposing any entitlement reforms until after the election...

Delay any of the pain in the implementation of Obamacare until after the election...

Delay...delay...delay...

This POS is all about his re-election. All ego all of the time.


4 posted on 03/08/2012 9:31:33 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: SeekAndFind

So, a deal to hold off attacks until after the elections...for purely political purposes.

What a slime ball this President is. He risks the defense and security of one of our most vital allies for his own political gain.

I hope bibbi told him where to get off. Better yet, I hope bibbi takes the equipment immediately...and then uses them to help take Iran down soonest.

Mark my words...Obama is perectly capable, if he thinks his chances are bad, to turn on a dime and himself attack Iran in September or October to try and salvage a win in the election, and thereby use our own troops in his political shemes.

I have no respect for this man. He is an enigma to our Constitutional Republic, the Constitution itself, and our way of life.

America at the Crossroads of History
http://www.jeffhead.com/crossroads.htm

The man who Despises America
http://www.jeffhead.com/obama-time.htm


5 posted on 03/08/2012 9:32:12 AM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: SeekAndFind

Israel, if you fall for this, you need to know that after Nov 2012, you will not have veiled threats from the Thug in Chief as you do now, but likely outright war with the US if you have the gall to defend yourself...


6 posted on 03/08/2012 9:33:45 AM PST by Tzfat
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To: SeekAndFind

“We’ll give you these really cool weapons as long as you promise not to use them on Iran until AFTER the elections in November...”


7 posted on 03/08/2012 9:33:45 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Take the weapons, then state that the threat is now more imminent than previously believed, and take out Iran. What’s Obama going to do about it?


8 posted on 03/08/2012 9:34:20 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: SeekAndFind

Can someone from Brietbart ask the question on TV...

“How many Jewish lives is Obama willing to bet over his re-election campaign? And does he find bargaining Jewish lives an acceptable campaign tactic, since he wants to postpone an attack/wait until after the 2012 election”

And press the issue! Make his pizz bucket carriers answer!


9 posted on 03/08/2012 9:36:52 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: GreenHornet
What’s Obama going to do about it?

Exactly. If there is one thing Obama has taught both enemy and friend alike, its that he is a spineless, amoral political operator, basing pretty much everything on short-term political calculation. He can be ignored without consequence.

10 posted on 03/08/2012 9:39:22 AM PST by PGR88
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To: SeekAndFind
Sure, if if any of you are alive after Iran nukes you, we will think about sending you a few useless weapons, maybe after Obama give a speech deploring the Iranian aggression and with some really good lines about the loss of Jewish lives.
11 posted on 03/08/2012 9:42:38 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Jeff Head
He will wait until 2013 to give Israel the weapons and then he will just renege on the deal. I wouldn't trust him for a second.
12 posted on 03/08/2012 9:43:22 AM PST by richardtavor
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To: PGR88

Weapons - even advanced ones - evaporate in nuclear firestorms... but I suspect Israelis already understand that ...


13 posted on 03/08/2012 9:49:15 AM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex¬óburied stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: SeekAndFind; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; ...
RE :”WASHINGTON — The US offered to give Israel advanced weaponry — including bunker-busting bombs and refueling planes — in exchange for Israel's agreement not to attack Iranian nuclear sites, Israeli newspaper Maariv reported Thursday.
President Obama reportedly made the offer during Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington this week.
Under the proposed deal, Israel would not attack Iran until 2013, after US elections in November this year. The newspaper cited unnamed Western diplomatic and intelligence sources.

Bribing Israel to delay war until after the election. I am seeing a pattern here folks:

Delay tax increases until AFTER THE ELECTION

Delay spending cuts until AFTER THE ELECTION

Delay energy price increases until AFTER THE ELECTION

Delay war until AFTER THE ELECTION

Delay Obama-care until AFTER THE ELECTION

Keep in mind this is the candidate running on the theme “Winning The Future,”

14 posted on 03/08/2012 9:51:20 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : "I will just make insurance companies give you health care for 'free' ")
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To: SeekAndFind

Isn’t this illegal? Bribing a Foreign Leader?


15 posted on 03/08/2012 9:51:20 AM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: GreenHornet

We are between a rock and a hard place. Time for action was years ago and now I fear it’s too late. If Israel goes in, all hell will break loose. The sleeper cells in this country will awaken setting off suitcase nukes, dirty bombs, etc.


16 posted on 03/08/2012 9:52:31 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: GreenHornet

Left to Obama and his MB, it would be war on Israel with America backing the MB.


17 posted on 03/08/2012 9:54:36 AM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: PGR88

DITTO to what you said!


18 posted on 03/08/2012 10:00:46 AM PST by carriage_hill
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To: Java4Jay

so ? Israel has to do what they have to do...


19 posted on 03/08/2012 10:02:12 AM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: SeekAndFind

What’s one difference between Obama and a t*rd?

It’s far, far easier to flush a t*rd.


20 posted on 03/08/2012 10:04:12 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: SeekAndFind

How can the Israelis trust any weapons supplied by the US since - for no particular reason, of course - January of 2009?


21 posted on 03/08/2012 10:10:13 AM PST by niteowl77 (Ready to light the other end of this sham.)
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To: sickoflibs

well, its nice to know that evidently we got a promise from the mullahs to not attack before ‘13 either...


22 posted on 03/08/2012 10:14:45 AM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: sickoflibs
Bribing Israel to delay war until after the election. I am seeing a pattern here folks:

Delay tax increases until AFTER THE ELECTION

Delay spending cuts until AFTER THE ELECTION

Delay energy price increases until AFTER THE ELECTION

Delay war until AFTER THE ELECTION

Delay Obama-care until AFTER THE ELECTION

You forgot one:

Delay Second American Revolution until 'AFTER THE ELECTION'

I'm waiting for the day 'AFTER THE ELECTION' that 0bama gives a speech that turns out the same way Nicolae Ceausescu's speech of 21 December '89 turned out.

That Marxist swine is not immune from joining his Communist predecessors in the history books the very same way.


[Any federal maggots from the DHS, TSA, SS, FBI, CIA, DIA, NSA, etc., can KMFA, I am doing nothing more than speculating on how the history of our great Nation might turn out. After all, I would never advocate violence against any elected official, that's against the law! :)]
23 posted on 03/08/2012 10:17:26 AM PST by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: SeekAndFind
The US offered to give Israel advanced weaponry -- including bunker-busting bombs and refueling planes -- in exchange for Israel's agreement not to attack Iranian nuclear sites

TAKE THE WEAPONS...BOMB THE IRANIANS!!

24 posted on 03/08/2012 10:24:18 AM PST by GoldenPup
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To: GoldenPup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHzh0PvMWTI


25 posted on 03/08/2012 10:29:56 AM PST by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bibi needs to attack Iran before the US elections. That way, oil prices will rise, causing higher gas prices and roiling financial markets just in time to sink hussein. It will also prempt any media/hussein October surprise. That’s a two fer against 2 evil dictators.


26 posted on 03/08/2012 10:52:19 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: SeekAndFind

But Odumbo will only give them one bullet.


27 posted on 03/08/2012 11:15:33 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Then, if I understand this correctly, our Great Leader just told the Iranians that they have a window of 9 months in which to complete their bomb.

I would call that a green light for an Iranian crash program.


28 posted on 03/08/2012 11:43:23 AM PST by mojito
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To: Norm Lenhart

“How many Jewish lives is Obama willing to bet over his re-election campaign?

7,624,600


29 posted on 03/08/2012 1:01:45 PM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: sickoflibs; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks sickoflibs.
30 posted on 03/08/2012 2:46:45 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: GoldenPup

Exactly.


31 posted on 03/08/2012 3:50:36 PM PST by GoldenPup
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To: SeekAndFind

A solution is being worked out for a peaceful resolution. Iran will allow inspectors and only use enrichment for peaceful purposes. The U.S and Europe will lift sanctions and Israel will agree not to attack. Another JFK missile crisis has been averted.


32 posted on 03/08/2012 4:24:58 PM PST by mulder1 ("The past is prologue.")
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33 posted on 03/08/2012 6:06:45 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn't do !)
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