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Israelís PM Benjamin Netanyahu suspends housing settlements ahead of Obamaís visit
The Washington Times ^ | March 1, 2013 | Cheryl K. Chumley

Posted on 03/01/2013 9:45:21 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suspended all housing construction in contested areas of east Jerusalem and the West Bank as a diplomatic nod at President Obama’s upcoming visit.

Mr. Netanyahu said the ban on the issuance of housing permits would last the full month...

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


TOPICS: Israel
KEYWORDS: israelsettlements; netanyahu
Removing an irritant before old friends meet.
1 posted on 03/01/2013 9:45:29 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Removing one irritant to make way for a much bigger one.


2 posted on 03/01/2013 9:56:59 AM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

This shouldn’t even come close to happening.


3 posted on 03/01/2013 10:07:31 AM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

No point buying any isr bonds with an anti-Zion government in Jerusalem.


4 posted on 03/01/2013 10:13:34 AM PST by faithhopecharity (()
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To: MestaMachine

No matter what is said...I’d say it’s a security measure.


5 posted on 03/01/2013 10:13:34 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

I cannot find anything about it in the Jerusalem Post, Haaretz or Israel National News.


6 posted on 03/01/2013 10:35:00 AM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

He should be going full speed ahead. Pi$$ on Obama.


7 posted on 03/01/2013 10:39:26 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

he should be going full speed ahead and tactfully offer O a free tour of the construction sites (you know, put your eye to the hole in the fence and you get to watch the nice, big strong men building homes for your neighbors....).


8 posted on 03/01/2013 10:44:54 AM PST by faithhopecharity (()
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Colonel Kangaroo. Zero is visiting in March, not long after Israel's election, and knows Bibi hasn't cobbled a coalition, so, he plans to push as hard as he can for Israeli suicide.
9 posted on 03/03/2013 9:35:08 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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