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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.

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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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Shock and Awe!
1 posted on 10/25/2009 4:31:37 PM PDT by Tigen
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To: Tigen

Surprise, surprise! Uncle Bibi has come to visit the District of Criminals to teach the King Zero a lesson.


2 posted on 10/25/2009 4:33:10 PM PDT by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: Tigen

Bibi rules!


3 posted on 10/25/2009 4:33:55 PM PDT by avital2
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To: Tigen
If I were Bebe, I wouldn’t give that Islamic fascist the time of day either...
4 posted on 10/25/2009 4:34:08 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Tigen

What a refreshing thought. An actual “grown up” in Washington DC.


5 posted on 10/25/2009 4:34:52 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: April Lexington
If I were Bebe

Well, now you know why I'm not Bebi!

6 posted on 10/25/2009 4:35:29 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Tigen

“...news of the visit had been received with reserved astonishment.”

“Reserved astonishment”? Is that like mild panic?


7 posted on 10/25/2009 4:35:39 PM PDT by rae4palin
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To: April Lexington

AHHHGGG! BIBI!


8 posted on 10/25/2009 4:35:57 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Tigen

Poor Bambi, he’s probably going to have to cancel a vacation or look like an ass. Haha!


9 posted on 10/25/2009 4:37:16 PM PDT by katnip ( Embittered Nativist)
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To: April Lexington

Reserved disgust more likely. Why would he have to ask permission to visit the U.S.?


10 posted on 10/25/2009 4:37:54 PM PDT by Mmogamer (<This space for lease>)
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To: Tigen

Like Seinfeld, I hate the “pop in”.


11 posted on 10/25/2009 4:40:13 PM PDT by Lawgvr1955 (You can never have too much cowbell !!)
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To: All

OPINION:

If it’s serious business or personal business; why would one consult the Obama administration?

A courtesy note saying, “Hey, I’m dropping by” is nice, but if one is not dropping by to visit Obama then it’s totally unnecessary.


12 posted on 10/25/2009 4:40:18 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Tigen

Hoping personally that Netanyahu attends the meeting on his schedule, and departs without seeing Obama.


13 posted on 10/25/2009 4:40:31 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: Tigen

If Bush was still Pres. I am almost positive this wouldn’t have happened.


14 posted on 10/25/2009 4:41:54 PM PDT by vpintheak (4-times an extremist)
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To: Tigen

This looks like an intentional slight by Israel to show how irrelevant Obama is.


15 posted on 10/25/2009 4:43:19 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: All

ON THE INTERNET:

http://www.ujc.org

http://www.ujc.org/local%5Fincludes/ujcfiles/ga09/

“Join President Obama at the the 2009GA”
http://www.ujc.org/local%5Fincludes/ujcfiles/ga09/images/main_banner_static.jpg


16 posted on 10/25/2009 4:43:54 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: myknowledge
Surprise, surprise! Uncle Bibi has come to visit the District of Criminals to teach the King Zero a lesson.

Teach a lesson to the CLUELESS ONE no doubt!

17 posted on 10/25/2009 4:44:53 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: rae4palin

“Reserved astonishment”? Is that like mild panic?

More like “holy crap”.


18 posted on 10/25/2009 4:46:21 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: Tigen

So many more countries now like us...! THIS IS WORKING OUT GREAT..!! hahahahahah


19 posted on 10/25/2009 4:46:30 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: kcvl

At least someone is giving Obamy the finger.


20 posted on 10/25/2009 4:46:40 PM PDT by jedi150
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To: plain talk

I agree, it does look that way.


21 posted on 10/25/2009 4:48:16 PM PDT by khnyny (Too much power in too few hands is never a good thing.)
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To: Tigen

GO BIBI! Netanyahu is a man....obummer is not.


22 posted on 10/25/2009 4:49:31 PM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: Cindy

Bummer must think the U.N. is his personal property or sumfin!


23 posted on 10/25/2009 4:51:06 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (ACORN: Absolute Criminal Organization of Reprobate Nuisances)
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To: April Lexington
If I were Bebe...then I would make an appointment with The Obamba. Then I would run 45 minutes late and make him wait. 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."
24 posted on 10/25/2009 4:51:36 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: Tigen

I can just imagine steam coming from Hussein Øbama’s ears!


25 posted on 10/25/2009 4:53:10 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: Tigen

Bibi joins Sarkozy in seeking other avenues to manage difficult issues.


26 posted on 10/25/2009 4:55:00 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: Tigen

GO BIBI GO


27 posted on 10/25/2009 4:56:59 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: April Lexington

Agreed. The only POTUS brushed off in this manner.


28 posted on 10/25/2009 4:58:09 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Cindy

Thanks for the links.

So, it looks like Obama will be at the same meeting.
This organization is advertising Obama’s presence, but I don’t see anything about Netanyahu.

Looks like not everyone in this organization is in agreement as to the direction this organization should take.

Anyone here know what is going on in the organization?


29 posted on 10/25/2009 4:58:46 PM PDT by FR_addict (www.conservativesinactionusa.com)
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To: vpintheak

It would not have. this is beautiful. It shows that Bibi knows he is an enemy. He just gave the biggest finger to a US “President” that has ever been given.


30 posted on 10/25/2009 4:59:16 PM PDT by Shady (The Fairness Doctrine is ANYTHING but fair!!!!)
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To: 444Flyer

Obama “shot” by the Bibi gun yet again. Good on you Bibi!


31 posted on 10/25/2009 5:01:36 PM PDT by Saoirise (Right the wrong and free SGT. Hutchins, NOW!)
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To: Tigen

I wish Bibi were OUR president.


32 posted on 10/25/2009 5:04:55 PM PDT by bergmeid
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To: Tigen

Good for Bibi...and good for Israel.


33 posted on 10/25/2009 5:04:58 PM PDT by Txsleuth
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To: Tigen

Why would Netanyahu announce his visit, when Zero is anti-Israel? Good for Bibi! Punked the punk!


34 posted on 10/25/2009 5:05:04 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 ( I'll miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! The "other" Jim Thompson)
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To: rae4palin
“Reserved astonishment”? Is that like mild panic?

Surprise and ANGER is my guess! Obama doesn't like to be challenged by anyone because Obama is an embarrassment especially without being able to prepare what he is going to say and/or do.

The guy is a complete and total ignoramus and it's showing daily to where even the fawning press is having trouble taking him seriously.

35 posted on 10/25/2009 5:05:57 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: plain talk
This looks like an intentional slight by Israel to show how irrelevant Obama is.

Absolutely!

Of course events seem to be moving at a dizzying pace, so nobody knows what the situation will be on November 8th.

Just recall that the attack on Pearl Harbor was happening while top Japanese Diplomats were having tea in Washington, DC.

36 posted on 10/25/2009 5:06:08 PM PDT by DCPatriot ("It aint what you don't know that kills you. It's what you know that aint so" Theodore Sturgeon))
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To: Tigen

Now the ball is in O’s court. What will he do?


37 posted on 10/25/2009 5:06:30 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Tigen
"reserved astonishment"

Is that like "jumbo shrimp"?

38 posted on 10/25/2009 5:07:42 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd: ON)
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To: jedi150
At least someone IMPORTANT is giving Obamy the finger.

Because I'm sure there are plenty of people giving Obama the finger daily!

39 posted on 10/25/2009 5:08:12 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: DCPatriot

Tea? They were shredding and burning documents like crazy!


40 posted on 10/25/2009 5:09:13 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: Tigen
a summit between the two leaders would be superfluous at this point in the peace process

Once again, Obama shows what earned him the peace price. He doesn't even need to do anything to facilitate peace.


Oh yea, that's right, he didn't do anything to get the peace prize.

41 posted on 10/25/2009 5:11:53 PM PDT by T. P. Pole
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To: Tigen
The Washingtonians discover to their dismay that the earth does not revolve around them.
42 posted on 10/25/2009 5:12:34 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard (Truth--The liberal's Kryptonite)
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To: Tigen

Bibi speaks volumes more about the importance of Obama
in his silence toward the White House than all of Obama’s, uh, speeches combined.


43 posted on 10/25/2009 5:14:41 PM PDT by HelloooClareece ("We make war that we may live in peace". Aristotle)
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To: Tigen

As childish and vindictive as obama is....we need to watch out for any statements or speeches. I am thinking he will just have to make some kind of snarky comment about Bibi/Israel.


44 posted on 10/25/2009 5:15:09 PM PDT by Txsleuth
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To: Tigen

At least this way Bambi couldn’t claim to have to be somewhere else at the same time...the anti-semitism in this administration is quite robust to say the least (unless of course it’s Babs Streisand or some other leftie).


45 posted on 10/25/2009 5:15:53 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: Tigen

The Zero needs to understand there are people in high positions in this world who will not kiss his ass. I blame the MSM for giving this guy an attitude of being the anointed one. Bibi can see through the BS and knows the current U.S. President is an empty suite.


46 posted on 10/25/2009 5:16:48 PM PDT by kempo
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To: Tigen

Is this like Obama NOT visiting with Sarkozy in France?

heh, heh.


47 posted on 10/25/2009 5:16:52 PM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: rae4palin
“...news of the visit had been received with reserved astonishment.”

“Reserved astonishment”? Is that like mild panic?

I believe author Patrick McManus (Field & Stream) refers to it as the "modified stationary panic".

Cheers!

48 posted on 10/25/2009 5:17:11 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: jedi150

Maybe two with Sarkozy of France. I saw a film of Obama in Russia and not a person shook his outreached hand. Bwahahahahahaha.


49 posted on 10/25/2009 5:18:10 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: rae4palin
Is that like mild panic?

Wee wee!

50 posted on 10/25/2009 5:19:56 PM PDT by glock rocks (Wait, what?)
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