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Bush to Jewish leaders: I donít trust Iran on Israel
Times of Israel ^ | October 16, 2013, 3:52 pm

Posted on 10/16/2013 8:38:44 AM PDT by Dave346

Until the regime changes, says former US president, ‘I won’t believe they have peaceful intentions’

WASHINGTON — Former US president George W. Bush told a Jewish gathering that he did not trust the Iranian regime to change its intentions toward Israel.

“I will not believe in Iran’s peaceful intentions until they can irrevocably prove that it’s true,” Bush told the 1,200 guests at the gala of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, according to several people in attendance. “The United States’ foreign policy must be clear eyed and understand that until the form of government changes in Iran, it is unlikely that their intentions toward Israel will change.”

The event, held Tuesday night at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, honored several past presidents of the organization and its longtime executive vice chairman, Malcolm Hoenlein.

Bush’s appearance had not been publicized, and attendees were asked not to record or tape Bush’s comments.

The program also featured video testimonials from President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as remarks from several Israeli and U.S. politicians, and Jewish notables.

Bush, Obama and Netanyahu all praised the Conference of Presidents for its work in supporting Israel and strengthening the US-Israel relationship. Attendees said that Bush thanked Conference leaders for always being professional, knowledgeable and respectful of the office of the presidency, even when there were disagreements over tactics.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bomb; iran; nuclear; war

1 posted on 10/16/2013 8:38:44 AM PDT by Dave346
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To: Dave346

One word: DUH !


2 posted on 10/16/2013 8:41:01 AM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Dave346

Well Obama thinks you and Net are wrong. Iran is our new BFF.


3 posted on 10/16/2013 8:43:30 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Iran is Soetoro’s new BFF, not America’s. Big Diff.


4 posted on 10/16/2013 8:45:04 AM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Sioux-san
One word: DUH !

What was his first clue?

5 posted on 10/16/2013 8:45:12 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: Dave346

Wow, nothing gets by him! Captain Obvious wears George Bush underpants!


6 posted on 10/16/2013 8:46:29 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("The heart of the matter is God's love. It always has been. It always will be."~Abp. Chaput)
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To: Dave346
I will not believe in Iran’s peaceful intentions until they can irrevocably prove that it’s true,”

I'd wait until they can irrefutably prove it myself.

7 posted on 10/16/2013 8:50:37 AM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: Dave346

W’s only now coming to that conclusion?

I guess he missed the many statements of the Ayotallah Khomeini beginning back around 1980, and the many statements of his successors that Israel will be wiped off the face of the earth.


8 posted on 10/16/2013 9:21:10 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Dave346

Bush was naive about the genocidal terrorist Arab Palestinians, too.


9 posted on 10/16/2013 11:01:37 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: Dave346

Donning my flameproof suit:

Me to American Jewish leaders, I don’t trust you after your 70%+ pro Obama voting record!

Damn, you people were nearly exterminated by a powerful socialist government and yet you seem to have been siding with the socialists well before Obama.

I hope you will find a leader who can put you on a much better path as we need you but not if you keep teaching about, reporting for, and voting for socialism.


10 posted on 10/16/2013 11:55:30 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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Amongst many things not to trust Iran on

11 posted on 10/16/2013 2:29:32 PM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, Michelle on Chicago)
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Thanks Dave346.
"The United States' foreign policy must be clear eyed and understand that until the form of government changes in Iran, it is unlikely that their intentions toward Israel will change."

12 posted on 10/16/2013 4:48:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Dave346

At least Bush wasn’t a blame-gamer. soetoro blames Bush for everything that goes south. obamacare not working? Bush’s fault. But he can pin a medal on a soldier, then boast to the press about “his” armed forces.


13 posted on 10/16/2013 7:38:43 PM PDT by onedoug
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