Skip to comments.Israeli defense minister apologizes for calling U.S. ´weak´
Posted on 03/19/2014 5:25:12 PM PDT by Nachum
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya´alon is apologizing for the second time in two months about critical statements he made against the U.S. government. In the wake of tremendous anger in Washington, a telephone call between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a personal talk with the prime minister, Ya´alon told his American counterpart, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, that there was no defiance, criticism or intention to hurt the United States or Israel´s relations with its ally with his words. Ya´alon said he sees utmost importance in the strategic relations between the countries, as well as
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I wish people would STICK TO SOMETHING THEY SAY WHEN IT’S TRUE! If you are going to apologize, don’t say it. Geez.
Israel shows again why its the doormat of the world.
He should have told Perry to go cry in Obama’s arms, or to pound sand!
Kerry actually called and asked them to apologize. The entire admin is a CLOWN SHOW! You don’t want to be called weak? Stop wearing mom jeans and riding women’s bicycles!
Kerry not Perry ha
amazing times! its been a long time come...
The U.S. isn’t weak, just leaderless, which projects weakness. After the way this administration has treated Israel, it takes staggering arrogance to demand an apology for anything that Bibi says.
Kerry has destoyed what little respect he might have had left. Nobody in Israel trusts anything that comes out of his or anybody in this administration’s mouth.
He merely gave voice to what everyone over there is thinking. So they apologized? Big deal.
Bet they did it on purpose to derail something that was being planned. Watch, bet he or someone else in the administration gets more abuse within a week.
Thus illustrating that Israel is equally or even more weak.
Leftist pansies excel at demanding apologies.
Some of the Jouranlists on tweeter covering Ukraine are so regretting they voted for Obama, twice no less,....said Obama flushed all leverage right down the toilet.
Also heard some on radio last night saying the same thing...only pretaining to Obamacare and his socialist push...
Further that Nation Allies are fully questioning now if they can ever depend on the Obama for the Agreements between them.
I suspect when this is all said and done...when actually it is done now....Obama will write a book and tell us all how he kept us out of war in Syria and Ukraine and Libya....bbut will never mention the doors of evil he’s opened now across the World...
meanwhile, the mark of the blow still shows
Why do Diplomats have to apologize for the truth?
I think you’re absolutely right, they are probably looking forward to the next election just as much as us.
So Boogie has now been castrated.
Why the hell should he apologize. The Obamerica is weak.
Poor “Old Bolt Neck”/ “Mashed Potatoes Face” got his feelings hurt? GFY Kerry boy, you cowardly treasonous punk!
Apologies? I can get ‘em for you, wholesale.
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Why apologize for speaking the truth.
Very not guilty.
Reason enough right there not to give any of their publications, articles or tweets any credence or consideration at all, IMO.
Your mileage may vary..
I see some misinformation and sloppy reporting here.
Here is what Ya’alon actually said.
Ya’alon said on Tuesday that, in light of developments on crises in the Middle East, relations with China and with Russia over the annexation of Crimea,
Obama’s “image in the world is feebleness.”
Well we know he isn’t up to handling Putin.
I call America “weak” these days and I’m American fercryinoutloud. And feckless and cowardly.
But you knew as soon as the Jerusalem Post et al aired the White Hut’s “we’re SHOCKED” push-back that the Israeli’s would have to start walking it back some.
Ostinko would never have the balls to say anything like that to Putin. Or Iran. Or Syria. Or China..
Truth needs no apology.
Ya’alon wasn’t calling America weak, he was saying that its leadership had a feeble response to Russian invasion.
I see freezing some Oligarchs personal accounts as a response to and invasion as kind of feeble for a superpower.
Look, he got a truthful comment out to the world. That’s powerful. So what if he has to offers a forced apology later? We know he meant it when he said it...
If the shoe fits....
Well actually when your reading tweets you’re just that...their remarks. But you’re right, these often reveal who liberals are and otherwise.