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U.S. Unimpressed by Netanyahu Speech, Won't Set Red Lines- The Obama administration reiterates
inn ^ | 9/27/12 | Elad Benari

Posted on 09/27/2012 6:47:03 PM PDT by Nachum

The Obama administration remained unimpressed on Thursday after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s speech to the United Nations and reiterated that the President would not set “red lines” for Iran.

“As the prime minister said, the United States and Israel share the goal of preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon," spokesman Tommy Vietor of the National Security Council said on Thursday, adding, “We will continue our close consultation and cooperation toward achieving that goal.”

Meanwhile, officials in Washington quoted in the Israeli media praised Netanyahu for the conciliatory approach he took towards Obama but made ​​it clear that the United States still opposes placing a red line for Iran.

The officials noted that Obama had been making his way from a campaign stop in Virginia as Netanyahu was making his speech and as such had no time to watch the speech live. While Obama has declined a request for a meeting by Netanyahu, the two are expected to speak over the phone on Friday.

Obama rejected the idea of placing “red lines” for Iran during a phone conversation with Netanyahu several weeks ago, and received backing from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, who said that red lines “are kind of political arguments that are used to try to put people in a corner.”

Earlier this week, Obama likened Israeli pressure on him to draw a clear “red line” over Iran's nuclear ambitions to "noise" he tries to ignore.

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


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: lines; netanyahu; red; speech
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To: dandiegirl

BO is still a PUNK (muzlim) schoolboy in comparison. Entirely possible,plausible and probable. Bibi has a real agenda and I can assure you that we need to push him through this, cuzz, whatever happens to Israel? Happens to us.

They now are the leaders of western man on the front line. Those Obama supporters need to think twice of their idea of life without Israel, or, that Israel is in their own boat.
The loss of western man leaves the muzlims and commies nothing left to raid.


21 posted on 09/27/2012 9:57:21 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: dandiegirl

I’m beginning to think that what Bibi did today is show the world - everybody, including Israelis, that THIS IS ISRAEL’S REDLINE, regardless of what our worthless wonder in the WH thinks or says. He was just letting everybody know Israel’s position on Iranian nukes. He practically told what kind of targets Israel will strike. He’s communicating and he going to do what’s best for Israel.


22 posted on 09/27/2012 10:29:53 PM PDT by virgil
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To: Nachum

Let’s just hope that, when the nukes start being proliferated around the world (and they will under this admin’s “policies”), they target DC first and take out a bunch of the cancer that serves as our “representatives” first. It might give us a chance as regular Americans take up the slack and put us back on the right track. I’d bet the muzzies would think that such an act would cripple us and make us easy pickings - I believe it would strengthen us and bring the real Patriots to the fore where they belong. If they start with other cities and leave those in DC intact, we’re screwed.


23 posted on 09/28/2012 4:16:45 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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24 posted on 09/28/2012 6:16:19 AM PDT by SJackson (none of this suggests there are hostile feelings for the US in Egypt, Victoria Nuland, State Dept)
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To: Nachum
Tomorrow's headline:

Unexpected & Surprising; Iran Detonates Nuke In Underground Test.
Small Nuclear Weapon Stockpile Suspected.

25 posted on 09/28/2012 7:05:32 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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