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Israeli defense minister apologizes for calling U.S. ´weak´
Haaretz ^ | 3/18/14 | Barak Ravid

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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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: apologizes; defense; israeli; minister
Yeah, sorry Mr. Kerry. I shouldn't have called you a pussy, pansy, and a traitorous lying piece of crap either. I am really sorry about your puffy Botox addled brain too. Hope you feel better. Really. Have some humus. Try a falafel too. Want a pickle?
1 posted on 03/19/2014 5:25:12 PM PDT by Nachum
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2 posted on 03/19/2014 5:25:54 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

I wish people would STICK TO SOMETHING THEY SAY WHEN IT’S TRUE! If you are going to apologize, don’t say it. Geez.


3 posted on 03/19/2014 5:27:16 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Nachum

Israel shows again why its the doormat of the world.


4 posted on 03/19/2014 5:29:08 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Nachum

He should have told Perry to go cry in Obama’s arms, or to pound sand!


5 posted on 03/19/2014 5:29:17 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Nachum

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!


6 posted on 03/19/2014 5:29:28 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Blue Highway

Kerry not Perry ha


7 posted on 03/19/2014 5:29:46 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Nachum

8 posted on 03/19/2014 5:29:51 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Nachum

9 posted on 03/19/2014 5:29:53 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Nachum
I love Israel, but they will make a deal as it is written.

amazing times! its been a long time come...

10 posted on 03/19/2014 5:31:47 PM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
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To: Nachum

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.


11 posted on 03/19/2014 5:32:02 PM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: capydick

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.


12 posted on 03/19/2014 5:32:55 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Thus illustrating that Israel is equally or even more weak.


13 posted on 03/19/2014 5:36:54 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Nachum

Leftist pansies excel at demanding apologies.


14 posted on 03/19/2014 5:38:11 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Viennacon

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...


15 posted on 03/19/2014 5:40:18 PM PDT by caww
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To: Nachum

meanwhile, the mark of the blow still shows


16 posted on 03/19/2014 5:41:46 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: caww

Why do Diplomats have to apologize for the truth?


17 posted on 03/19/2014 5:42:12 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: Nachum

I think you’re absolutely right, they are probably looking forward to the next election just as much as us.


18 posted on 03/19/2014 5:51:24 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Nachum

So Boogie has now been castrated.


19 posted on 03/19/2014 6:04:56 PM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: Nachum

Why the hell should he apologize. The Obamerica is weak.


20 posted on 03/19/2014 6:08:23 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: Nachum

Poor “Old Bolt Neck”/ “Mashed Potatoes Face” got his feelings hurt? GFY Kerry boy, you cowardly treasonous punk!


21 posted on 03/19/2014 6:13:01 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Nachum

Apologies? I can get ‘em for you, wholesale.


22 posted on 03/19/2014 6:19:46 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Learn French - How to Apologize In France

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLGT0RC0b0w


23 posted on 03/19/2014 6:28:08 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Why apologize for speaking the truth.


24 posted on 03/19/2014 6:30:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nachum

Very not guilty.


25 posted on 03/19/2014 6:35:22 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: caww
Some of the Jouranlists on tweeter covering Ukraine are so regretting they voted for Obama, twice no less

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..

26 posted on 03/19/2014 6:38:53 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Navy Patriot

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.


27 posted on 03/19/2014 6:42:28 PM PDT by Zenjitsuman (New Boss Nancy Pelosi)
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To: Nachum

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..


28 posted on 03/19/2014 6:42:29 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Nachum

Truth needs no apology.


29 posted on 03/19/2014 6:48:45 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight (...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: Nachum
They clearly did not realize John Kerry was in Vietnam!
30 posted on 03/19/2014 6:50:41 PM PDT by Dogbert41 (Up yours NSA !)
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To: prairiebreeze

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.


31 posted on 03/19/2014 6:51:49 PM PDT by Zenjitsuman (New Boss Nancy Pelosi)
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To: Nachum
And as Galileo quietly said, "still it moves."


32 posted on 03/19/2014 7:18:41 PM PDT by magooey (The Mandate of Heaven resides in the hearts of men.)
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To: goldstategop

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...


33 posted on 03/19/2014 7:34:19 PM PDT by GOPJ ( http://www.democraticunderground.com/10024685964 - democrats hating Obamacare...)
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To: Nachum

If the shoe fits....


34 posted on 03/20/2014 7:56:59 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: prairiebreeze

Well actually when your reading tweets you’re just that...their remarks. But you’re right, these often reveal who liberals are and otherwise.


35 posted on 03/20/2014 2:01:19 PM PDT by caww
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