Skip to comments.Israelís Best Friend
Posted on 03/08/2012 6:05:21 PM PST by SJackson
The only question I have when it comes to President Obama and Israel is whether he is the most pro-Israel president in history or just one of the most.
Why? Because the question of whether Israel has the need and the right to pre-emptively attack Iran as it develops a nuclear potential is one of the most hotly contested issues on the world stage today. It is also an issue fraught with danger for Israel and American Jews, neither of whom want to be accused of dragging America into a war, especially one that could weaken an already frail world economy.
In that context, President Obama, in his interview with The Atlantics Jeffrey Goldberg and in his address to Aipac, the pro-Israel lobby, offered the greatest support for Israel that any president could at this time: He redefined the Iran issue. He said rightly that it was not simply about Israels security, but about U.S. national security and global security.
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File under "with friends like these"
That such brazen liars exist makes my head feel like it’s going to explode.
Friedman is simply insane.
One or the other, right buddy?
Obama is a dutiful muslim. Say one thing to their face and put the knife in when their back is turned. obama is no friend to Israel.
Bibi doesn’t need the cowards permission to do anything. Since when does a man who knows more than a cowardly community organizer need to beg for anything. Never.
“Bibi” is the current leader of the free world. “The free industrialized west”(or what is left of it).
Obama? Such a great friend and ally as demonstrated by his appointment of the MB as security for Israels future. He is even expanding their empire into Syria, just wait , you will see it. It was all of north Africa, then Libya, Egypt... all of this so they can surround Israel for her safety. That is our Obama! Some would say North African Caliphate, but no, it’s for the safety and security of Israel.
This is why obama went to Egypt and kicked off the arab spring. He and the muslim brotherhood are surrounding Israel.
God is watching over Israel. Obama is going to fly in His face once to often.
Hopefully God does not smite us too because of our “leader”, the marxo /musli-nazi piece of work that he is (pos).
God knows we’re innocent and wouldn’t blame us for others mistakes, but obama and his socialist friends want the destruction of Israel and that God will not tolerate. Sodom will have fared better.
For Obama? Its Israel today, tomorrow its western man. He has already attacked the hub of western man.
The best we can do is get him out of the WH ASAP. He has done damage but it can be fixed.
If Iran is not attacked and soon Obama and his brothers win. BiBi knows this and he doesn’t trust obama at all. BiBi will do what is necessary, I have no doubts about that.
"Am I a Fluke or a Clymer?
I got it, a Flukin' Clymer!"
It would appear that Friedman’s been smoking the Wacky Weed.
Hey Friedman, you just proved yourself to be a complete and utter idiot, lest anyone had any previous doubts.
Obama is doing something useful that many supporters of Israel forget to do : point out that a nuclear Iran is a threat to the United States and that we have a national security interest in preventing this. Friends of Israel do it no favors by demanding that the US protect Israel. In fact I think that this mode of debate whips up antisemitism and protects Iran. And if Israel attacks Iran, Israel will be blamed for the economic damage. A perfect antisemetic storm with the help of pro-Israel advocates.
So, what then is Obama actually doing to stop or discourage Iran from producing a nuclear bomb; besides running his mouth, that is?
He now mouths that he “has Israel’s back”. Everybody knows that’s a load of excrement; that he’s going to “go with the Muslims if the winds of war blow in the wrong direction”.
Confusion and chaos has seemed to work for him all his life; but it isn’t good for us.
I never said that Obama means a word that he has said.