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Obama Reportedly Blocks Israel Missile Shipment
Israel National News ^ | 8-14-2014 | Ari Yashar

Posted on 08/14/2014 12:22:43 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather

A new report reveals that US President Barack Obama's administration stopped a shipment of missiles to Israel late last month and tightened weapons shipment procedures to Israel, as tensions between the two nations grow amid Operation Protective Edge.

The report in the Wall Street Journal, released Wednesday night, cites US officials in Obama's administration, who say they discovered Israel had requested a large number of Hellfire missiles directly through military-to-military channels. An initial batch of the missiles was about to be shipped, according to sources in Israel and the US Congress.

At that point, the Pentagon stepped in and put the transfer on hold. Further, top White House officials instructed various US military agencies to consult with the US State Department before approving any additional requests from Israel.

A senior Obama administration official was quoted in the report as saying the transfer shouldn't have been a routine "check-the-box approval," given Israel's defensive operation in Gaza against Hamas, which is recognized as a terrorist organization by the US.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blocks; hellfire; hellfiremissiles; israel; missiles; obama
He cannot help but reveal he is hostile to Israel now that they have been blowing up the Hamas tunnels.
1 posted on 08/14/2014 12:22:43 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Thank goodness Israel won’t have those missiles to protect itself. Just think how bad that would have been, preventing Israeli deaths! Thank heaven Barack Obama was there to work on behalf of the poor victims of Israeli lop-sided violence.

Is there a barf-bucket big enough for this administration?


2 posted on 08/14/2014 12:26:18 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (We'll know when he's really hit bottom. They'll start referring to him as White.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

One of the first things he did when he came to office was to give the Palestinians a big fat check. Maybe it was because of all the calling they did to wrestle up funds for his campaign, maybe because he wanted to lay his marker down right away.

He left President cooling his heels, while he ate dinner. Any time he can snub Israel, he will and leave them in the lurch if he can.

In a way, he wants to do the opposite of GWB.


3 posted on 08/14/2014 12:30:43 AM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

but this Regime will give military technology to egypt when in was run by the Muslim Brotherhood


4 posted on 08/14/2014 12:33:31 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: sheikdetailfeather

No worries...Russia will be knocking on Israel’s border like a Kirby vacuum salesman.


5 posted on 08/14/2014 1:07:55 AM PDT by Kaosinla (The More the Plans Fail. The More the Planners Plan.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
America has signed agreements to provide Isreal with military supplies.

Obama is violating these agreements and it won't fly long term.

We also have a defense treaty with the Ukraine to protect them from Russia that Obama is ignoring.

Americas word means to the rest of the world under Obama.

BTW, Isreal makes darn fine military hardware.

One of the unstated reasons we supply things like Hellfires to Isreal is to keep them from developing their own versions which could be better than ours and then selling them to the rest of the world.

Obama is turning a good customer into a potential strong competitor to our defense industry

6 posted on 08/14/2014 2:21:47 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: sheikdetailfeather

No wonder the man child is doing a “distraction” trip back to D.C....gotta keep those tongues a waggin’.


7 posted on 08/14/2014 2:27:00 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Kaosinla

I agree. Egypt is already talking to Russia.


8 posted on 08/14/2014 2:42:31 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Is anyone surprised? I know where Obama’s loyalties lie.


9 posted on 08/14/2014 2:51:24 AM PDT by McGruff (Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Obama golfs while The World burns.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

It’s not just Obama that hates Israel and the Jews, ALL DEMOCRATS do!!! Why Jews VOTE for this HATRED to THEMSELVES is beyond me!! Obama wants Israel DESTROYED, just like he wants America DESTROYED! He’s doing a GREAT job!


10 posted on 08/14/2014 2:56:00 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: rdcbn

It may be a good idea for Israel to develop their own, as I would consider the US as an unreliable supplier under the leadership of a misguided human being and (m)uslim sympathizer.


11 posted on 08/14/2014 3:00:45 AM PDT by saintgermaine
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To: sheikdetailfeather

This really is alarming.
If Israel is attacked from several sides, likely, she would run out of military supplies.
Any way for Congress to bypass the idiot in power.
( IIP , think I like that )


12 posted on 08/14/2014 3:49:14 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Kaosinla

I thought the same thing. I fear for America even more than I already do when we become Israel’s enemy. Russia doesn’t love muslims like Obama does.


13 posted on 08/14/2014 4:08:53 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Two responses are required:

1. The story is completely believable despite the anonymity of the sources.

2. When the House reconvenes immediately pass the Terrorist Destruction and Middle-East Peace Act forcing the Admin to send these missiles.

Beat up every vulnerable Dem in the Senate using the above.


14 posted on 08/14/2014 4:15:50 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

NOt surprised.

America, under the criminal fraud Obama,
helps ISIS, helps “rebels”, helps Hamas,
helps al Qaeda.

And the corrupt EXEMPT Congress agrees.


15 posted on 08/14/2014 4:48:30 AM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I look forward to sending this article to all of my idiot Jewish relatives and acquaintances (none are my friends) who voted for this abomination. It won’t likely change their minds, but it will let me let them know that their mouthing of words in favor of Israel is a big, fat lie.

As for the Abomination, I don’t believe that he is a Moslem. But if he was, I seriously question what he would do differently than he has and does...to quote some hag: “What difference does it make?”


16 posted on 08/14/2014 5:32:48 AM PDT by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons is the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Isn't he wonderful! Lord Obama gives us free abortions and birth control. Then, he is letting ISIS, HAMAS, and other Islamic hate groups kill all those evil/judgemental Christians and Jews.


17 posted on 08/14/2014 5:54:53 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Anybody, who thinks they can win by becoming the left has already lost.)
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To: Grampa Dave

Wow, there’s a picture of the problem in America right now.

Must be nice to be so deluded.


18 posted on 08/14/2014 5:57:51 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Putin will gladly sell weapons to Israel, while Obungle 3 putts the 14th hole on Martha’s Vineyard.

Seriously, Bibi and Vlad (really) are now the leaders of the free world, The United States is done as a world power. It’s over. Shelter in place.


19 posted on 08/14/2014 6:33:15 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala
Seriously, Bibi and Vlad (really) are now the leaders of the free world,

Bibi, yes. Vlad, hell no.

20 posted on 08/14/2014 6:36:02 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ilovesarah2012
Russia doesn’t love muslims faggots, dykes, and domestic terrorists like Obama does

Fixed it.

21 posted on 08/14/2014 6:36:35 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: sheikdetailfeather

0bama = Hamas = Muslim Brotherhood = Al Qaeda = ISIS.


22 posted on 08/14/2014 6:40:19 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (FREE REPUBLIC: Bring a FRiend!)
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To: dfwgator
civilized world?

It's hard to call, but I am definitely in the camp that Putin could be more a friend than a foe to this nation.

23 posted on 08/14/2014 6:41:34 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

And monkeys COULD fly out of my butt.


24 posted on 08/14/2014 6:43:56 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
hahahah!


25 posted on 08/14/2014 7:40:50 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Grampa Dave

RE: #19, every time I look at that photo I question the wisdom of passing the 19th Amendment.


26 posted on 08/14/2014 7:50:49 AM PDT by Marathoner (What are we waiting for? Where are the Articles of Impeachment?)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Genesis 12:3
I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all
peoples on earth will be blessed through you.

Obama beware, you are playing with fire...


27 posted on 08/14/2014 7:58:01 AM PDT by Reverend Wright (liberal logic: Sarah Palin is not a real woman but "Chelsea" Manning is...)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Obama did say he’s good at killing and proves it.


28 posted on 08/14/2014 8:28:44 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Reverend Wright
Genesis 12:3 is right...and the LORD’s word is always proven true.
29 posted on 08/14/2014 8:35:11 AM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: DoughtyOne; All
A senior Obama administration official was quoted in the report as saying the transfer shouldn't have been a routine "check-the-box approval," given Israel's defensive operation in Gaza against Hamas, which is recognized as a terrorist organization by the US.
Yeah, but not by Obama and Jarrett.

They have to help out Hamas being as it was started by The Muslim Brotherhood which is calling the shots for this administration via ValJar who is a high up member of the MB.

30 posted on 08/14/2014 8:41:10 AM PDT by Syncro (IMPEACH the Criminal Sex Trafficker Coyote-in Chief Obama!)
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To: McGruff
Is anyone surprised? I know where Obama’s loyalties lie.

I know we all deplored Obama for apologizing to the world for past USA behavior, but the next president of the USA is absolutely going to have to apologize for the piece of filth that resided in the White House for 8 years.

31 posted on 08/14/2014 9:13:20 AM PDT by Go Gordon (Barack McGreevey Obama)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

visas, airlines, demanding they compromise with those who want them all dead... what is next?


32 posted on 08/14/2014 9:24:24 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Rodamala

Funny thing is Russia as a nation is spent as its demographics are shrinking it as a country, and its economics are the worst sort of corporatism one can imagine.It’s only bright spot is it is run by a very capable meglomaniac taking advantage of Obama in power.

The US is still a great, an innovative country - but represented by a child President.


33 posted on 08/14/2014 11:04:43 AM PDT by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

reason 264 why he is a muslim.


34 posted on 08/14/2014 11:06:02 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Finally the Hero of Benghazi has a peace plan. Kill all the Jews and there will peace in the middle east.


35 posted on 08/14/2014 11:07:23 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: sheikdetailfeather

He’s hostile toward Israel. But consider all the people who agree with him.


36 posted on 08/14/2014 11:41:48 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: DoughtyOne

” Is there a barf-bucket big enough for this administration?”

You would need to use the Grand Canyon.


37 posted on 08/14/2014 11:45:46 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: Vinnie

before that happens they would use the sampson strategy, go into bunkers and neutron bomb the area from Iran to pakistan to syria and egypt,and any russians that may be along as well, no radiation, buildings standing all enemies dead..they have had these weapons for over a decade I am told by an ex Israeli engineer..

And do not think God will spare the Usa if we turn against Israel..we need to stand up and kick this userper out..


38 posted on 08/14/2014 12:30:56 PM PDT by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: saintgermaine

Bibi is no fool. His budget priorities have Defense at the top of the list. Not 27th. Watch that SOB in DC deny him more funding for Iron Dome next time the contract is up.


39 posted on 08/14/2014 12:37:34 PM PDT by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Now that Col. West,a brave man indeed, has let the “well known cat out of the bag” so to speak....labeling the adult Obama a Muslim as he was in his youth, explains so much about his indesivness in reining in the waring Islamists....We have a Muslin leaning person as POTUS.


40 posted on 08/14/2014 1:14:02 PM PDT by yoe
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To: rdcbn

Hellfires would likely be used to pick off Hamas leaders as they move, and to reduce IDF and civilian casualties with precision air cover.

Congress will support Israel, but this was probably the only way Obama could restrain Israel in the short run, to protect Hamas. I would not be surprised if they also coordinated with the (leftist party) Brits to cut off resupply of precision munitions, to tie Israel’s hands.

How to overcome Obama’s sabotage is perhaps Israel’s toughest challenge in defeating Hamas.


41 posted on 08/14/2014 2:00:58 PM PDT by BeauBo
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