Skip to comments.In anger, Obama questioned necessity of Israel's qualitative military edge
Posted on 06/20/2016 4:41:43 PM PDT by Nachum
WASHINGTON -- Frustrated over a stall in an arms sale to Saudi Arabia, Obama once questioned the necessity of maintaining Israel's qualitative military edge in the region, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Monday.
Panetta was confirming a report from Atlantic writer Jeffrey Goldberg, who attributed the claim to him in an article on Obama's foreign policy doctrine published last March.
The former Pentagon chief said the White House, at the time, was deeply concerned that Israel was preparing to unilaterally strike Iran. Simultaneously, the administration was also hoping to complete with Riyadh a significant sale of fighter jets.
According to US law, the Defense Department must ensure that weapons sales to Mideast nations must comport with an American guarantee of Israel's qualitative military edge (QME) in the region.
"We were going through a lot of contortions in order to deal with this issue, to develop the kind of technical responses that you have to develop in order to make sure that you protect Israel's qualitative edge," Panetta told the Washington Institute for Near East Policy at an event on Monday.
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Let your inner Jew-hate flow through you...
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He's already wrecking our military and it looks like he's starting on the Israelis.
the entire world (and especially the Moslem world) all know that the Islamic Infiltrator in Chief hates USA, Americans, Christians, Jews, and all of USA’s genuine allies everywhere, including Israel, UK, and most of Europe
Alluh can’t save him, though. Only the one true God can...
A nuclear Iran will have 0dunga sleeping better at night.
The Oval Office Jihadi
Our Special Little Musloid in the White House wants the Joooz dead.
Would be awesome if Israel nuked Iran’s nuclear sites as 0dunga makes his final exit from the White House.
Can’t wait for this @$$hole to be gone from office. God will deal with him down the road I’m 100% sure ...but for now God is being patient buying His time until Opuke’s term is finished!I will curse those who curse Israel and bless those who bless Israel ..words from God’s own mouth!!
May pig feces be upon the prophet, the name of the prophet, and the heads of all his goat-molesting followers...
Right, zer0 would much prefer Israelis to kneel and get shot in the back of their heads
Looks like the way of the world is not pleasing Barky...aawwee shucks, you mean he isn’t as important as he thinks he is...dang it...ROFL!!!
I’m finding it all but impossible to forgive this country for electing that vile megalomaniac.
Go insane, b-rack hussein obama, go insane.
Sometimes you wonder if Obama and the Democrats are a greater danger to us than the Muzzies.
I truly believe that Maobama loathes Jews so much that he is untroubled by the Holocaust. Would he have joined or opposed Corrie ten Boom? We all know the answer, don’t we?
Gee....why do people think Obama is Muslim?
of course the Islamic Infiltrator in Chief questions Israel trying to stay militarily strong .... beacuse it bugs the H out of him that there are some Jooos somewhere who will actually defend themselves (and against his IslamoNazi friends pals and comrades, TOO!!!!! IMAGINE THAT!!!!!!! It must drive O crazy....)
FUBO. You pathetic trojan horse Islamist POS.
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