Skip to comments.White House: Israel has right to defend itself
Posted on 11/17/2012 6:37:50 PM PST by Olog-hai
The White House on Saturday defended Israels right to defend itself against attack and decide how to respond to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, blaming the ruling Islamic militant Hamas group for starting the conflict.
Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are in agreement that a de-escalation of the violence is preferred, provided that Hamas stops sending rocket into Israel, deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters during the presidents flight on Air Force One to Asia.
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It is a setup. Wait and see.
the white house is a liar!
This guy pops out of the woodwork, says his piece, is labeled "the White House" in the headline, and then disappears again.
Meantime, Obama himself has been criticizing Israel. And said nothing when the UN blamed Israel for the millionth time. And just a while ago, about the time those rockets were being fired from the Sinai, supposedly controlled now by Egypt, he praised the Muslim terrorist who is running Egypt for his dedication to peace with Israel. While the Egyptian authorities have been chanting that Israel must die.
What's wrong with this picture?
Too bad the US Constitution can’t properly defend itself.
If Obama intended any support, it would have said so.
Yes Israel is being drawn into a war with encouragement from Hussain.
Israel has a right to defend itself.
And I’m going to cut taxes.
And I’m going to reduce the deficit.
And I’m going to cut government spending.
And Americans have an absolute right to firearms.
Israel has the right to defend itself= NSS!
Who slipped Barack the mellow weed?
Goodness. No wonder Cornel West called the POTUS a “republican” et cetera . . .
Here comes the butt, and I don’t mean the wookie!
Must be a Choom Gang reunion.
Israel should announce that it recognizes Gaza as an independent nation and then announce the rocket attacks are an act of war and declare war on Gaza and then send in the tanks and Apache’s
Liar now or then?
Oh yeah. Sure.
I trust Obama.
Oh yeah, of course.
(does it really need the sarcasm tag?)
Israel hasn’t the gonads to protect itself or there would be no Gaza strip.
Obama is just stalling for time until his people come up with the right excuse , so they can switch sides
You don’t say...........well how bout that?
I created 8 Million jobs.
Oil production is UP on federal lands.
I’ve deported more undocumented workers than any of my predecessors.
It is not help, either.
Zero's people are rag heads and not Brits, Americans or Jews ... that's the bottom line.
If Israel needs help after defending itself, zero will say, "You had the right to defend yourself ... good luck"
The Liberal Messiah is saying this only because He knows Israel will do what it wants anyway. He has nothing to gain by getting in an argument with Netanyahu.
White House: Israel has right to defend itself
I seriously doubt if Israel gives a rats ass if the White House thinks it is okay for them to defend themselves......
Meanwhile, the Muslim-in-chief stirs up all the s**t in the ME that he possibly can. I still can’t get my head around why supporting terrorists laws don’t apply to him or anyone in his administration.
Sure as long as they don’t kill any one.... bleeech this WH is pathetic
Then quickly added, “but we won’t help them.”
Personally, I think they should escalate big time, throw down a nuke on Tehran, one on Mecca, and one on Cairo. All within minutes of each other. Maybe the terrorists will decide to try to coexist after that. If not take ot a second layer of enemies in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq.
The liberal press would just love that. Another opportunity to vilify the “Zionist entity” and all. (How did we ever let Kurt Waldheim run the UN?)
The USA should stop waiting for Israel to do what we should have done ages ago. After all, we got stuck with the label “Great Satan”. The Camp David Accords were a terrible mistake too.
And on the flip side, the WH says that Israel shouldn’t be attacking Gaza and needs to keep troops out....
The news report just now of this situation in the middle east could well have been produced by Hamas. Followed by Chuck Todd carrying Obama’s water on this then David Gregory covering his rear on Benghazi.