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EU Official Warns Israel Over Planned Construction
Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/12/13 | Elad Benari

Posted on 12/26/2013 5:16:11 PM PST by Eleutheria5

The European Union (EU) is unhappy with reports that Israel plans to publish tenders for the sale of 1,400 housing units in Judea and Samaria, Channel 10 News reported on Thursday.

A senior EU official who spoke to the channel issued a direct warning to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, saying that the EU would not tolerate new construction in Judea and Samaria.

"There will be very little understanding on the part of European governments regarding any announcement of construction in the territories now under negotiations....

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: eu; judahsamariah; newconstruction; warn
There has always been very little understanding on the part of European governments. Here is the key piece they're missing:

THE CROCODILE WILL EAT YOU NEXT!

So stop trying to feed us to him.

1 posted on 12/26/2013 5:16:11 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

The EU backs Obama’s move to remove Sanctions from Iran , and now they think Bibi should actually give a fug what they think?


2 posted on 12/26/2013 5:18:26 PM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Bah. The insipid EU will change their tune soon enough once Israeli natural gas starts flowing.
3 posted on 12/26/2013 5:22:51 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Eleutheria5

Unfortunately WWII did not fully defeat the European nazis. They’ve merely regrouped inside the bureaucracy in Brussels. But it’s still none of their damned business if Israel builds housing for its people. And fortunately Israel can do it now. (No more delaying, Bibi! Stop talking about it and get on with the job already. That’s why you’re in office )


4 posted on 12/26/2013 5:29:16 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Eleutheria5; All

The EU wasn’t satisfied with just 6 million Jews genocided in the Holocaust.


5 posted on 12/26/2013 5:39:17 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Eleutheria5

What the hell is the “EU” going to do about it? Stomp their little euro weenie feet and write a sternly worded letter?

Israel could stomp every military force the EU has over a long weekend.


6 posted on 12/26/2013 5:53:09 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Eleutheria5

In the Middle Ages European nations could force Jews to live in ghettos of whatever size they dictated.

But it’s the 21st century now, and Israel is a sovereign state. Apparently, however, Europeans are so blinded by their never-ending anti-Semitic hatred that they can’t grasp the reality that they can no longer dictate the living arrangements of Jewish people.


7 posted on 12/26/2013 6:32:00 PM PST by Bluestocking
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To: Eleutheria5

Tell the EU to eat crap and die


8 posted on 12/26/2013 6:35:37 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

They’ll do it on their own without our telling them. If we tell them, they’ll think it’s our idea, instead of what they’ll do naturally.


9 posted on 12/26/2013 6:38:38 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

“..territories now under negotiations.... “

Guess those goat ropers better get off their butts and do some negotiations before all is lost and the EU Third World countries get their panties all in a wad.


10 posted on 12/26/2013 6:39:06 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Some people might call it a confidence game or swindle, others call it ObamaCare!)
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To: Bluestocking

I guess Israel should turn over housing planning and population growth to the eew uuu


11 posted on 12/26/2013 6:41:20 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Oh, yeah. Some negotiations

Erekat: There haven’t been direct talks in weeks
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3104493/posts

But if we pretend there are negotiations hard enough, there really will be, and then they can go nowhere again. In the mean time, though, those Jooos! better not jeopardize it by building anything.


12 posted on 12/26/2013 6:45:30 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I bet Israel could kick the snot out of any three EU countries that would like to go down and try their luck - assuming they had any capacity to project a significant force beyond 200 miles.


13 posted on 12/26/2013 6:53:46 PM PST by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Eleutheria5

And the EU countries have done such a FINE job with their own Muzzie populations, that they have basically given their own countries away TO the Muzzies. And they won’t be satisfied until there is no Israel. So who gives a flying fig what the EU countries say? They gonna come over to Israel and shake their impotent fingers at the Israelis? Too ridiculous to waste further time contemplating.


14 posted on 12/26/2013 7:55:23 PM PST by EinNYC
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To: Flag_This

They have economic clout, allegedly. I’m already boycotting EU beer.


15 posted on 12/26/2013 7:55:26 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: morphing libertarian

They’ll come up with a final solution, if anyone can.


16 posted on 12/26/2013 7:57:10 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Flag_This

The EU is about 165 miles from Israel


17 posted on 12/27/2013 4:53:58 AM PST by Natufian (t)
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To: Eleutheria5
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Europeans telling Jews where they can't and can live, how quaint. You'd think they'd be happy they got rid of their Jews last century and leave them alone in Israel, but old habits die hard.

18 posted on 12/27/2013 6:36:20 AM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: Natufian
"The EU is about 165 miles from Israel"

Cyprus is indeed a force to be reckoned with.

19 posted on 12/27/2013 7:03:44 AM PST by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Flag_This

Ahh OK, I get it. When it suits you, you talk about the EU. When it’s not, you prefer to talk about it’s component parts. Everything’s much clearer now.


20 posted on 12/27/2013 7:43:59 AM PST by Natufian (t)
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To: Natufian
"Ahh OK, I get it. When it suits you, you talk about the EU. When it’s not, you prefer to talk about it’s component parts. Everything’s much clearer now."

I was quite clear: any three EU countries. If Cyprus wants into the mix, they're welcome. And your other two EU countries would still need to figure out how they would get to Cyprus.

21 posted on 12/27/2013 7:54:49 AM PST by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Flag_This

I choose the UK, France and Germany


22 posted on 12/27/2013 8:02:05 AM PST by Natufian (t)
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To: Natufian

Most people would. I still stand by my assertion.


23 posted on 12/27/2013 8:04:32 AM PST by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Flag_This

Given that their are two UK airbases on Cyprus and a combined military spending of those three of approx $170bn compared to $14bn by Israel, if they real wanted to they could easily dismantle Isreal.

Clearly there’s (thankfully) no will by either side for such a ludicrous scenario and the issue of nuclear weapons makes all scenarios messy.

However, the great thing about assertions is that one can stand by them even though the facts point in another direction.

Merry Christmas!


24 posted on 12/27/2013 8:15:48 AM PST by Natufian (t)
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To: Natufian
If only the outcome of wars could be determined by glancing at military expenditures... why, we'd have been done with that whole Afghanistan thing in five minutes and Vietnam in two weeks. And Germany won WWI. It's so simple!

" ...the issue of nuclear weapons makes all scenarios messy.

No. It's the deciding factor. It's the reason such a ludicrous scenario will never play out because Israel could credibly threaten the existence of London, Paris and Berlin.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you!

25 posted on 12/27/2013 8:51:31 AM PST by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Flag_This

As an example of moving the goalposts, your post is a good one.

Your original post talked about Israel ‘kicking the snot’ out of 3 EU countries, in this case the UK, France and Germany. I’ve given you one metric of why that is hogwash (an absurd differential in military spending) but you didn’t like that one. I suppose all the others such as industrial capacity, GDP, population wont please you either.

Maybe it would be more useful if you could describe how, if they decided to go toe to toe, Israel would kick the said snot out of them. If ypu’re going to rest your case on the possesion of nuclear weapons it might have been better to write originally that Isreal could commit suicide by nuking any 3 EU countries.

Happy kwanzaaa!


26 posted on 12/27/2013 9:10:48 AM PST by Natufian (t)
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To: Natufian
"As an example of moving the goalposts, your post is a good one."

Yeah, I know how you feel. I said any three EU countries, citing their inability to project significant force over 200 miles, so you bring up Cyprus. I point out that Cyprus is a joke militarily, so you select Germany, France and England - ignoring the entire force projection thing (Cyprus' airfields would be cratered in 5 minutes, btw, and you would still need to bring all your gear and personnel to Cyprus in the first place). You bring up military expenditures and I point out that historically that is not a deciding factor (I even pointed out specific examples).

"Maybe it would be more useful if you could describe how, if they decided to go toe to toe, Israel would kick the said snot out of them. "

I can envision no scenario where any European country would put itself at significant risk to a credible nuclear strike to ever seriously threaten Israel militarily - particularly over construction sites. Sure they could threaten Israel with a counter-strike but it would never get that far because of the credible nuclear threat. And no, Israel wouldn't be the initiator of hostilities by launching a suicidal nuclear attack in the first place - the entire thread is about how Europe wants to impose its will on Israel. Well, do they feel lucky? They can run their mouths, but when push comes to shove, they have no capacity, or will, to enforce their decrees.

27 posted on 12/27/2013 10:30:35 AM PST by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Flag_This

I’ve read that a few times and still can’t see the bit where Isreal icks the snot out of them.


28 posted on 12/27/2013 2:49:10 PM PST by Natufian (t)
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