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Washington caught off guard by Netanyahu visit
Ynet ^ | 10.25.09 | Yitzhak Benhorin

Posted on 10/25/2009 4:31:37 PM PDT by Tigen

Israel says PM did not consult Obama ahead of trip because meeting on peace process unnecessary.

WASHINGTON – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's intention to visit Washington for the annual UJC General Assembly has surprised many on Capitol Hill and was apparently not coordinated with the Obama administration.

An American source told Ynet Sunday that news of the visit had been received with reserved astonishment.

The Obama administration has not yet responded to questions of whether a meeting with Netanyahu was forthcoming due to their surprise over the unscheduled visit. On the other hand, failure to invite Netanyahu to the White House may be perceived as a diplomatic crisis.

Sources in Jerusalem say Netanyahu did indeed decide to attend the GA without first consulting President Barack Obama, but that since the latter would also be present at the event the two may meet in any case.

The sources say a summit between the two leaders would be superfluous at this point in the peace process, and for this reason an official meeting has not been scheduled.

An official statement regarding Netanyahu's visit is scheduled to be published soon in the US, and an unofficial oral announcement has already been given by the Jewish Federations' leaders. The prime minister's visit is scheduled to take place on November 8-10.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho; bho44; bhomiddleeast; bibi; commiecryptomuslim; fubo; israel; netanyahu; netanyahuvisit; p0wn3d
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To: Cinnamon Girl

He just slap Obama down without the glasses LOL!


101 posted on 10/25/2009 6:27:30 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: Tigen

Osama Hussain Obama and his Administration have treated Netanyahu like DIRT ... so what ever Bebe does in return is just ‘jim dandy fine with me’...


102 posted on 10/25/2009 6:31:45 PM PDT by ICCtheWay
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To: Tigen

Bibi knows meeting with Zero would be a waste of time.


103 posted on 10/25/2009 6:34:33 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: bergmeid

Amen. What a great thing that would be.


104 posted on 10/25/2009 6:35:29 PM PDT by animal172 (Why doesn't affirmative action apply to the NBA or NFL?)
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To: Tigen

Bibi doesn’t worship at the throne of the Mighty Zero!

He does as he wishes....good for him!


105 posted on 10/25/2009 6:36:12 PM PDT by LUV W (2010 is Conservatives' to win....or lose. So....LET'S WIN!!)
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To: Tigen

Is this his last visit before they bomb Iran?


106 posted on 10/25/2009 6:45:08 PM PDT by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com .... I am a rogue nobody. One of millions.)
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To: GeronL

That the speculation on Israel news wires right now that what I hear

Beside Bibi don’t always stay at the WH there is plenty of nice hotel in DC COME ON maybe Bibi want some ME Time to relax


107 posted on 10/25/2009 6:49:55 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: SevenofNine

Has he endorsed Doug Hoffman yet?

/kidding

I wish him well.


108 posted on 10/25/2009 6:52:02 PM PDT by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com .... I am a rogue nobody. One of millions.)
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To: NonValueAdded; SJackson; nickcarraway; ml/nj; firebrand; rmlew; dennisw; juliej; theothercheek; ...
Thanks for the Palin photo. Yes, I've known that she had that Israeli flag in her office, ever since she was nominated for VP last year. Yet it was implied at a Jewish Dummycrat event during last year's campaign - by none other than the former impeached (and removed) black federal judge, Alcee Hastings - that Palin is antisemitic and anti-black. Why? Because, according to Hastings, she hunts moose! That's Dummycrat illogic and idiocy for you!

BTW, I have a hunch that the posted article at the start of the thread isn't very important in the general scheme of things.

109 posted on 10/25/2009 6:59:25 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Jean S

“holy crap”

Exactly!!


110 posted on 10/25/2009 7:00:16 PM PDT by terilyn
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To: glock rocks

Bibi gonna kick ass and take names-!!


111 posted on 10/25/2009 7:01:16 PM PDT by imjimbo (The constitution SHOULD be our "gun permit")
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To: GeronL

LOL


112 posted on 10/25/2009 7:03:26 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The Democrats scare me, the GOP infuriates me.")
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To: Jean S
An alternate view . . .

Leah Rabin, the late widow of assassinated premier Yitzhak Rabin, used words such as "nightmare," "monstrosity," "corrupt" and "liar" to describe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in letters she wrote over a decade ago that have recently been obtained by Haaretz.

. . . oher han that . . . HOWDY!

113 posted on 10/25/2009 7:04:25 PM PDT by Phil V.
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To: Cindy

The Obozo is constantly campaigning.


114 posted on 10/25/2009 7:04:38 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Tigen
It's very simple. Netanyahu didn't call first because Israel understands that Obama wants the Muslims to win.

The rest of us should understand it too.

115 posted on 10/25/2009 7:04:57 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Never kick leftists when they're down. Wait till they're half way back up. You get better leverage!)
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To: Tigen; Cinnamon Girl
Who the Hell do you think you're dealing with?"

116 posted on 10/25/2009 7:06:28 PM PDT by Moe Tzadik
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To: Tigen
Netanyahu did indeed decide to attend the GA without first consulting President Barack Obama, but that since the latter would also be present at the event the two may meet in any case.

Hilarious. Netanyahu shows that Obozo is completely irrelevant, by not "consulting" him before attending, and also by being indifferent as to whether "the two may meet." They may, or they may not - Bebi doesn't care either way.

117 posted on 10/25/2009 7:06:42 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Tigen

When other leaders start to ignore zer0 or put him in the corner maybe Americans on the fence will wake up. The biggest surprise is that zer0 will attend the conference. Wonder what he will apologize for?


118 posted on 10/25/2009 7:07:27 PM PDT by Citizen Soldier (Just got up from Bedroomshire)
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To: myknowledge

Great strategic move on Netanyahu’s part. Don’t let Obama dictate the agenda at the conference. Classic example of keeping your friends close and your enemies closer.


119 posted on 10/25/2009 7:10:19 PM PDT by beagleone
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To: Tigen
Ubama caught off guard...
Don't you feel safe?

Congratulations, America, on your "historic" election.


120 posted on 10/25/2009 7:10:39 PM PDT by Lancey Howard (Go Phillies!)
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To: SunkenCiv
The sources say a summit between the two leaders would be superfluous at this point in the peace process, and for this reason an official meeting has not been scheduled.

So Bebi won't meet with the Obozo just out of respect. Obozo has not only diminished the presidency here, he's destroyed all respect for it abroad.

121 posted on 10/25/2009 7:12:14 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: wtc911

LOL!!!


122 posted on 10/25/2009 7:15:34 PM PDT by Just A Nobody ( (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA))
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To: myknowledge

Who says he has to report to Obama each time he comes to D.C.?


123 posted on 10/25/2009 7:17:17 PM PDT by hsmomx3 (GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: hsalaw

OPINION:

I agree and I agree because that’s all he really understands how to do.


124 posted on 10/25/2009 7:17:28 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

There are so many things to appreciate about Netanyahu. This is simply another one. God speed, Bebe, and safe travels.


125 posted on 10/25/2009 7:17:31 PM PDT by lonevoice (If Fox News is the only outlet reporting it, did it really happen?)
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To: Shady

I hope Bibi meets with Fox News and Sarah Palin.


126 posted on 10/25/2009 7:17:37 PM PDT by gitmo (History books will read that Lincoln freed the slaves and Obama enslaved the free.)
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To: Tigen

Any chance Obama will refuse to let Bibi into the USA ?

Wonder what Rahm is telling Obama to do


127 posted on 10/25/2009 7:19:11 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: hsmomx3
Who says he has to report to Obama each time he comes to D.C.?

It's a matter of diplomatic protocol, when a state leader visits another state.

128 posted on 10/25/2009 7:20:03 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Tigen
Bibi Netenyahu is saving the world from Barack Obama.

(No wonder they didn't announce his visit).

129 posted on 10/25/2009 7:20:41 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: Tigen
Washington caught off guard by Netanyahu visit

"Oh, s--t! An adult!"
130 posted on 10/25/2009 7:21:42 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: plain talk

I just love this. The bully on the block gets dissed by a REAL warrior.


131 posted on 10/25/2009 7:22:56 PM PDT by 1951Boomer
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To: April Lexington

Bump... I hope he knows that obama doesn’t speak for all of us... :-/


132 posted on 10/25/2009 7:23:39 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: uncbob

Actually I don’t know if Bibi still have American and Israeli dual citizenship he could come into the country I think so unlike President Obama

Bibi went to MIT


133 posted on 10/25/2009 7:23:56 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: upchuck

Both leaders who were more supportive of Bush than most world leaders. Not a good thing, no matter how much schadenfreude it gives us.


134 posted on 10/25/2009 7:27:13 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: Tigen
What's the point of meeting with Obama?

It's pretty clear that he's chosen to support the Arabs and Palestinians over Israel.

Doesn't leave much to talk about really. Obama would just use it as another opportunity to lecture Bibi.

Nuts to Barry!

135 posted on 10/25/2009 7:30:47 PM PDT by airborne (I'm from an older generation. When killing the enemy was a good thing!)
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To: hsalaw
payback's a beeeotch.
136 posted on 10/25/2009 7:31:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: hsalaw
"Obozo has not only diminished the presidency here, he's destroyed all respect for it abroad. "

I believe this is personally directed. Given an appropriate change in the White House, I suspect Bibi would turn around on a dime.

137 posted on 10/25/2009 7:31:25 PM PDT by Think free or die (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money - M.Thatcher)
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To: SevenofNine

I would venture to say that Bibi has more credentials and eligibility for being a U.S. president than B.O.


138 posted on 10/25/2009 7:38:17 PM PDT by 1951Boomer
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To: windcliff; onedoug

ping


139 posted on 10/25/2009 7:38:33 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: Tigen

Great for Netanyahu. He’s insulting 0bama same as the Iranians Russians and N Koreans. Why should Israel take crap from 0bama when no other nation does?

F U 0bammy! Effin loser! Go run off and play hoops and golf and plan your next Jay-Z concert at the WhiteHouse


140 posted on 10/25/2009 7:40:19 PM PDT by dennisw (Obama -- our very own loopy, leftist god-thing.)
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141 posted on 10/25/2009 7:40:42 PM PDT by Moe Tzadik
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To: Tigen
We be for Bebe!

Hoo Yah!

Leni

142 posted on 10/25/2009 7:42:25 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Bill O'Reilly: 9/8/09: "Communism is not a threat to us anymore"-10/20/09: "Obama is not a Marxist")
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To: AmericanInTokyo
THEN I would call White House Protocol and tell them that the meeting was off, that I was on the throne with a bad case of diarreah and "tell the President, maybe next time."

Nah. Call the White House Protocol office, cancelling the meeting. When asked why... say that Bibi had something more important to do.

When asked what that could possibly be... say that he was too busy talking with responsible people to meet with an @ss.

143 posted on 10/25/2009 7:46:45 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: gogogodzilla

OK, i’ll go with that! ;-)


144 posted on 10/25/2009 7:48:07 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Best way to shake up the (D)'s and (R)'s in DC? Elect a (C), and send him right into their midst!)
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To: SevenofNine
"Bibi went to MIT"

He also graduated from Cheltenham High School, outside Philadelphia.

145 posted on 10/25/2009 7:49:44 PM PDT by Think free or die (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money - M.Thatcher)
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To: grey_whiskers
I believe author Patrick McManus (Field & Stream) refers to it as the "modified stationary panic".

I was envisioning the 'deer in the headlights' look on Zero's face when someone broke the news...
146 posted on 10/25/2009 7:55:03 PM PDT by PleaDeal (Palin in '12! Built Ford tough not Obama weak.)
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To: grumpygresh
While he’s here, perhaps he can meet with Sarah Palin.

What an absolutely WONDERFUL thought!!!!! I can just see Bambi's head turning beet red and steam coming out of his ears.
147 posted on 10/25/2009 7:59:08 PM PDT by PleaDeal (Palin in '12! Built Ford tough not Obama weak.)
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To: mkjessup

That’d actually be a good idea... as she’d probably jump in front of a moving bulldozer to become the next libtard pancake.


148 posted on 10/25/2009 7:59:44 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: gitmo

Well, then he’s safe from Obama. Considering Obama is mortally repelled by the FOX news’s mystic powers of newscasting. (kinda like a vampire vs. sunlight thing)


149 posted on 10/25/2009 8:03:07 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: Tigen

Wise of Netanyahu, Why warn the enemy that you are approaching !


150 posted on 10/25/2009 8:07:13 PM PDT by KTM rider ( ..........tell me this really isn't happening ! !)
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