Skip to comments.Hinting at dismay with Obama, PM says Israel can rely only on itself
Posted on 09/12/2013 12:28:01 PM PDT by mojito
In remarks whose content and timing implied criticism of President Barack Obamas handling of the Syrian chemical weapons crisis, and a concern that Israel could not depend on the US to thwart Irans nuclear drive, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday declared that nations that use weapons of mass destruction must pay a price, and said that his own actions as leader of the Jewish state revolved around the conviction that ultimately Israel had no one to rely on but itself when facing enemy threats.
Speaking at an Israeli Navy graduation ceremony, Netanyahu cited a 2,000-year-old saying by the Jewish sage Rabbi Hillel, If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And he said this rule is more relevant than ever these days in guiding me, in my key actions as prime minister. Its practical application, he said, is that Israel will always be able to protect itself, and will protect itself, with its own forces, against all threats.
Netanyahu and the Israeli leadership have been deeply worried that perceived hesitancy and weakness in the US, in responding to the alleged chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime that the US says killed 1,429 people in the outskirts of Damascus August 21, may be exploited by Iran to further advance its nuclear program.
Netanyahu made this concern explicit in his speech Wednesday, warning, The message that is received in Syria will be clearly understood in Iran.
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If Netanyahu ever thought that he could depend on Barry that would be shocking. Barry is only for Barry.
It is not just Israel, it is western amn and the Judeo Christian faith. For nObama, we are the crusaders. We are the colonists.
We are white.
We are everything wrong with the world.
we are the enemy.
How did that piss of dirt end up in our White House?
Yes, Bibi. Hopefully just for 3 more years... sorry, I know they will be long years. When we can elect an American President again, the US will be back with you...
This should not be news. Ultimately every country must look out for itself - first and foremost!
But being able to take a jab at Obama is definitely worth it!
And Hillary would be just as bad.
The Lord always keeps his promises. He will protect Israel.
Read HIS word then regarding end time prophecy. Israel will suffer great loss during battles with the armies of the North.
Paraphrasing, do not have my bible in front of me. But during WWIII or the war that will come out of the land of Euphrates, Israel will get pretty beat up.
I should add...Israel will survive as a nation and her enemies will be decimated. I believe scripture indicates that two thirds of the population of Israel will be killed. I’ll have to go back and find that.
At least Israel has a Leader who thinks of Israel first.
Not a president who thinks of himself and muslims first.
Obama Blocked Israeli Strike on Iran
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Posted on 09/07/2013 7:22:33 PM PDT by Innovative
Speaking at an Israeli Navy graduation ceremony, Netanyahu cited a 2,000-year-old saying by the Jewish sage Rabbi Hillel, "If I am not for myself, who will be for me?"
Yes. I am aware that Israel will suffer greatly in WWIII, but he will also restore Israel. The Lord will always protect Israel. He keeps his promises.
I absolutely agree.
Several freepers have been maintaining that the Mossad has Barry’s number (i.e., the truth about his birth certificate, or some compromising pictures, or somesuch). If Netanyahu is being truthful here, and those freepers are right, there is about to be a scorched-earth policy released against Obama, since there is no longer a presidential election to pin their hopes upon. One can only hope.