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  • The invisible war against Israel has already begun

    10/01/2011 9:09:17 AM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 31 replies · 1+ views
    The Jerusalem Prayer Team ^ | 10/1/11 | Mike Evans
    The invisible economic war against Israel has already begun. Some countries are planning to impose new sanctions against Israeli products, while others will raise tariffs and make trade more difficult. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called this week for the nations of the world to “put pressure” on Israel to force them to make concessions in the name of peace. This is a deliberate attempt to destroy Israel’s economy. This is new warfare for the modern age—before the rockets fly and the tanks roll, and the boycotts and economic sanctions fall. The OPEC nations are using their vast oil wealth...
  • Bibi The Peacemonger

    09/26/2011 5:15:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 26, 2011 | Staff
    Mideast: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeks direct, unconditional talks with the Palestinians, while movingly making the case for Israel's security. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas chooses bloodshed. Militant Arabs seem to believe in regard to the U.S.-Israeli relationship what the Soviet Union did about the Cold War: that America will go soft; you just have to play the waiting game. After speaking before the U.N. General Assembly over the weekend, Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" and was asked if the so-called Arab Spring had made Israel more isolated. "Well, we're not isolated in this country,"...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu 'On the Record,' Pt. 1

    September 23, 2011 Benjamin Netanyahu 'On the Record,' Pt. 1 Israeli prime minister sounds off on his attempt to 'speak the truth' on Palestine before the U.N. General Assembly and more
  • Abbas submits Palestine statehood bid to UN [UPDATE: Netanyahu is speaking live]

    09/23/2011 9:57:19 AM PDT · by Eyes Unclouded · 57 replies
    Al Jazeera English ^ | 9.23.11 | staff
    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has handed over a historic request to UN chief Ban Ki-moon asking the United Nations to admit the state of Palestine as a full member. The Palestinian leader won huge applause and a standing ovation on Friday from some of the assembly as he entered the hall before beginning his speech. Abbas said he was ready to return to the negotiations, saying he did not want to isolate or delegitimize Israel. "Here I declare that the Palestine Liberation Organization is ready to return immediately to the negotiating table on the basis of the adopted terms of...
  • Shaath: Netanyahu Not Serious About Negotiations

    09/24/2011 3:59:45 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/9/11
    Senior Fatah official Nabil Shaath slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's calls for an immediate resumption of negotiations as insincere. "He talks about making painful concessions, but he has not made a single concession on the ground," Shaath said in a Saturday interview with Channel 2, adding that twenty years of negotiations with Israel has led the Western-backed Palestinian Authority nowhere. Shaath stated that the United Nations bid did not contradict negotiations and asserted that the PA would enter negotiations if Netanyahu agrees to ban all Jewish construction in Israel's disputed Samaria and Judea regions. "Netanyahu must say 'peace is more...
  • Harper rallies to Netanyahu’s side at UN

    09/23/2011 5:46:31 AM PDT · by Former Proud Canadian · 8 replies
    National Post ^ | Sep 21, 2011 | Mark Kennedy
    UNITED NATIONS — Prime Minister Stephen Harper rallied to the side of Israel on Wednesday, saying the best road for peace in the Middle East lies through negotiations between that country and the Palestinians. Harper made his move in a meeting at the United Nations with Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Under Harper’s leadership, Canada has been an outspoken supporter of Israel in recent years. And on Wednesday, Harper publicly reinforced that relationship with a critically timed message of support.
  • The Gravest Days of Israel’s History (Message from Mike Evans)

    09/22/2011 5:30:43 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 14 replies
    The Jerusalem Prayer Team ^ | 9/22/11 | Mike Evans
    Please pray for me. I am in meetings with Iranian leaders at the hotel where Ahmadinejad is staying, giving them my testimony! Bill O'Reilly has asked for my help arranging an interview for tomorrow on Fox News. I am standing for Israel as your ambassador. Almost thirty years ago when I anointed Benjamin Netanyahu with oil and prayed with him, I told him he would be prime minister of Israel twice. My prayer ended with, “the second time will be the gravest days of Israel’s history.” The following day, I shared the prophecy with then Prime Minister Menachem Begin and...

    09/20/2011 12:29:37 PM PDT · by kcvl · 20 replies
    Israel PM departs for UN, says does not expect 'warm welcome' Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at Likud conference, says has tried to approach Palestinian President Abbas several times for negotiations, to no avail. By Barak Ravid "Tonight I am going to New York to speak at the General Assembly, meet with (U.S. President Barack) Obama and with other leaders," Netanyahu said. "I know the reception I received here is much warmer than the one I will receive at the UN, and exactly because of that I think we should go there and present our truth… of a people attacked over and...
  • Obama, Netanyahu to meet at U.N. in New York (Hussein pretends he likes Israel)

    09/18/2011 12:21:19 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 22 replies ^ | 9/18/11
    JERUSALEM (JTA) -- President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are set to meet on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting. Netanyahu is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in New York for the General Assembly meeting. He told his Cabinet Sunday that he will meet with Obama, as well as other world leaders, upon his arrival. White House National Security Council spokesman Ben Rhodes confirmed the scheduled meeting to reporters over the weekend. Obama is not scheduled to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, according to the White House.
  • Netanyahu set for UN diplomatic showdown

    09/15/2011 4:50:22 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 6 replies
    Financial Times ^ | 9/15/11 | Tobias Buck
    Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, will address the UN General Assembly on Friday next week, setting the stage for a potentially dramatic diplomatic showdown with the Palestinians. He will speak on the same day that Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian leader, is due to deliver a landmark speech calling on the global body to support Palestinian statehood. “The General Assembly is not a place where Israel usually receives a fair hearing,” Mr Netanyahu said on Thursday. “But I still decided to tell the truth before anyone who would like to hear it.” The Israeli government, which opposes the Palestinian UN...
  • Strong Nationalist is Netanyahu’s New Media Advisor

    09/04/2011 11:49:29 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/9/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Welcome news for nationalists: The Cabinet Sunday approved Bar-Ilan lecturer and conservative columnist Dr. Yoaz Hendel as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s new media advisor. His official title is head of the National Information Directorate (NID), and Dr. Hendel said he intends to change the department’s structure and establish a media and spokesman's directorate, which will be headed by current Channel 2 News Deputy Managing Director Liran Dan. Video Hendel also was a columnist for the Hebrew-language Yediot Acharonot newspaper and military correspondent for the Makor Rishon newspaper. In a column last year, Hendel castigated the freedom of Arabs to build...
  • US Desperate to Resurrect Peace Process

    09/04/2011 10:36:53 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/9/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    The Obama administration is making a desperate last-minute attempt to return to the “peace process” and stop the Palestinian Authority from going to the United Nations for recognition, The New York Times reported Sunday morning. It said that the United States has presented a new proposal to bring PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas back to direct discussions with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, but while ”the Israelis have so far responded positively to the draft… the Palestinian position remains unclear.” Details of the proposal are not known, but it generally reflects President Barack Obama’s new “roadmap” he stated in May, including a...
  • Bibi: UN Statehood for PA is Like Declaring the World is Flat

    09/02/2011 6:59:24 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/9/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    If the UN declares the PA to be a state, it might as well decide the world is flat, Netanyahu says. Regardless, US can block the move with veto. .....
  • PA Spurns Netanyahu Concession

    08/05/2011 8:21:48 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/8/11 | Gavriel Queenan
    Palestinian Authority officials said Thursday they will pursue their statehood bid at the United Nations despite Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's offer to use the pre-1967 lines as a basis for negotiations. Senior PA official Saeb Erekat characterized Netanyahu's concession as a publicity stunt intended to disuade the PA from its unilateral statehood bid outside the framework Oslo Accords that allow it to exist. "The Palestinian train is now heading towards New York," Erekat said during an Arab League committee meeting in Doha, Qatar late Wednesday. "Members of the committee reached a final agreement to request the full support for...
  • Official: Netanyahu ready to discuss border 'package' ("will not return" to 1967 borders)

    08/02/2011 2:16:35 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 36 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2 August 2011 | al-Reuters
    Israel has told Middle East power brokers it was ready to discuss a proposed package on borders with Palestinians to help Western powers revive stalled peace talks, an official in Jerusalem said on Monday. The official denied reports by Israeli and other media outlets that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had backed down from an earlier rejection of US President Barack Obama's proposal to negotiate a pullback to 1967 lines.
  • Has Bibi Bowed Before Obama's 1967-Lines Formula?

    08/01/2011 2:30:31 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/8/11 | Gavriel Queenan
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is reported to have accepted US President Barack Obama's plan on Monday saying he would resume peace talks based on pre-1967-lines with land swaps. The borders would change, but this would be the starting point for talks, sources said. If true, the move is a reversal of Netanyahu's own firm position that such negotiations would be unacceptable to Israel as they could not possibly result in secure, defensible borders for the Jewish state. It is unclear what has become of Netanyahu's other requirements for negotiations, such as PA recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, at...
  • Yesha Reservists Write PM Requesting Housing Plan

    07/19/2011 4:22:31 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/7/11 | Gavriel Queenann
    As Israel's housing crisis comes to a head in the press, a group of resevists, second and third generation residents of Judea and Samaria, have written Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu demanding a solution to the region's housing shortage, which they term "the quiet freeze." The letter states, "we are reserve soldiers and officers, members of the second and third generation born in Judea and Samaria, and we plan to build our homes near our parents in the communities that reared us. We protest your government's construction policy in Judea and Samaria. "Although the freeze officially ended long ago, the truth...
  • Netanyahu praises U.S. as champion of freedom, and ally of Israel (4th of July celebration)

    07/04/2011 8:40:46 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 8 replies
    Bibi Report ^ | Thursday, June 30, 2011 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the United States as a champion of freedom and a great ally of Israel in his address to the annual Fourth of July celebration at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Tel Aviv Thursday night. Netanyahu recounted the history of the American Revolution 235 years ago, saying that many of the ideas that fueled the U.S. struggle for independence are applicable to nationalist aspirations today, particularly in the Middle East. The prime minister lauded the United States for its unwavering commitment to freedom, saying “never in history has there ever been a nation so concerned with...
  • Salute To Israel Parade

    06/04/2011 8:11:24 AM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 14 replies
    Any NY Freepers want to join me tomorrow in the Salute To Israel Parade? The "meet" time is @ 10:30am on Sunday 6/5/11. Location: 5th Avenue at the corner of 56th Street. The march starts @ 11am!
  • Netanyahu on Jerusalem Day: We'll Continue to Build Jerusalem

    05/31/2011 4:16:27 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/6/11 | Elad Benari
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke during Tuesday’s Jerusalem Day celebration at the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva in Jerusalem. As he entered the Beit Medrash, over a thousand students sang the words with which Moses blessed the tribe of Binyamin: "And to Binyamin he said: Beloved by God, he will dwell in security." The head of the yeshiva, Rav Yaakov Shapira, welcomed the Prime Minister with warm words for his forthright speech in the US Congress, adding that our "roadmap" is the Bible and that all of the land of Israel stems from Jerusalem and has the same indivisible status as the...
  • Netanyahu Quotes Expert Who Said He ‘Eviscerated Obama’

    05/29/2011 2:52:07 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/5/11 | Gil Ronen
    Upon his return from Washington, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made use of the Cabinet meeting Sunday to quote U.S. foreign affairs expert Walter Russell Mead, who wrote that “Israel is an American value.” Mead, Editor-at-Large of The American Interest and former Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, also wrote that Netanyahu had “eviscerated” President Barack Obama in their latest match-up, and the fact that Netanyahu quoted him could be an indication of his own assessment of his Washington visit. 'Very, very important commentators' “They tell us all the time how we do not have...
  • Stephen Harper for President (in a trade with Barack Obama going to Canada)

    05/28/2011 12:27:55 PM PDT · by Texas Peartree · 12 replies
    The Voice of Reason ^ | May 28, 2011 | Texas Peartree
    What if I were to tell you that there is a potential Presidential candidate who has shown an ability to win multiple national elections, consistently stands up in international bodies for America's interests and those of our allies, and had the guts to embarrass the Chinese by refusing to come to the monstrous opening Olympic ceremonies in Beijing, the one which made Nazi "artist" Leni Riefenstahl blush? While in office he has supported the war in Afghanistan, and increased military spending in a dangerous and unpredictable world. He cut aid to the Palestinians when Hamas took over the Gaza Strip....
  • Samaria Leader: ‘Netanyahu Knows He’s Lying’

    05/25/2011 3:03:38 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/5/11 | Gil Ronen
    Benny Katzover, chairman of the grassroots Samaria Residents’ Council, is unimpressed by Binyamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, despite all of the standing ovations. Katzover – a respected member of the pioneer generation of Samaria settler leaders – admitted that Netanyahu’s oration “was impressive and received great respect.” “But this respect was given to him because he pretended to represent authentic Jewish values,” he went on. “In fact, however, he filled up the bucket and then proceeded to empty it of water.” “He is continuing down the slippery slope of ‘two states for two nations’ from the Bar Ilan speech,” Katzover...
  • The full speech to a Joint Meeting of the United States Congress [Benjamin Netanyahu]

    05/24/2011 4:22:26 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 25 replies
    Facebook ^ | May 24, 2011 | Benjamin Netanyahu
    I am deeply honored by your warm welcome. And I am deeply honored that you have given me the opportunity to address Congress a second time. Mr. Vice President, do you remember the time we were the new kids in town? And I do see a lot of old friends here. And I do see a lot of new friends of Israel here. Democrats and Republicans alike. Israel has no better friend than America. And America has no better friend than Israel. We stand together to defend democracy. We stand together to advance peace. We stand together to fight terrorism....
  • Peace Now Accuses: Netanyahu is Racist Toward Obama

    05/24/2011 11:13:36 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 44 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/5/11 | Gil Ronen
    Extreme left wing group Peace Now accused Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu of racist motivation for standing up to U.S. President Barack Obama in a White House press briefing last week. In an op-ed piece for Ma’ariv, Peace Now Director-General Yariv Oppenheimer called Netanyahu’s behavior “unprecedented.” It was no coincidence, he explained, that the Prime Minister’s “Israeli arrogance broke records,” and that “sentences that are supposed to be said behind closed doors and in internal discussions were exhibited for all to see in a condescending and ugly manner.” Netanyahu’s “supercilious and patronizing attitude” in "scolding" Obama stems from the fact that...
  • Op-Ed: Bibi to World--Swap This!

    05/23/2011 11:39:48 PM PDT · by dj_animal_2000 · 33 replies
    Arutz Sheva - Israel National News ^ | 05/24/11 | Jack Engelhard
    Israel’s friends and foes seem to be dancing at the same wedding. Those people at AIPAC applauded when President Obama urged a two-state “solution” and even when he proposed a land “swap.” I’m not sure if he used the word “transfer” but it’s on the lips of everybody else. Is anybody listening to these words? That language goes back to the Wannsee Conference, Jan. 1942. This is where the Holocaust officially began when Hitler’s lieutenants met to formulate a “final solution to the Jewish question.” We’re still talking about this? I sometimes wonder if people forget that we left Auschwitz...
  • Code Pink-Islamist Alliance Interrupts Netanyahu’s Speech at AIPAC

    05/23/2011 9:39:09 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 25 replies
    RightNetwork/GatewayPundit ^ | 5-23-2011 | Jim Hoft
    Code Pink-Islamist Alliance Interrupts Netanyahu’s Speech at AIPAC by Jim Hoft Monday, May 23, 2011, 10:29 PM Code Pink is supposed to be a peace group… That’s why they support Hamas. The Code Pink-Islamist Alliance repeatedly interrupted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech tonight at AIPAC. They’ve already taken credit for the interruptions... (Continued at link below with link to video)
  • Netanyahu's rules of debate

    05/23/2011 7:02:29 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 52 replies
    Washington ^ | May 22,2011 | Hugh Hewitt
    If it had been a fight, they would have stopped it. Friday's showdown between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wasn't close, and it wasn't pretty -- though Netanyahu didn't want to leave any obvious marks. The end result was that our president is suddenly aware that Chicago rules don't work on tough-minded leaders of countries surrounded by terrorists. The battle between the warrior and the academic was bound to turn out this way. President Obama was a community organizer once. Netanyahu was commander of the Israeli Defense Forces' elite special forces unit, Sayeret Matkal. Faculty meetings can...
  • Livni: World Watching Israel-US Ties

    05/22/2011 3:14:52 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/5/11 | Maayana Miskin
    United States President Barack Obama's positions should be adopted by Israel, Opposition head Tzipi Livni said Sunday, in response to Obama's AIPAC speech. “The principle of Israeli security and the need to reach the point of two national homelands, one of them the state of Israel... is primarily an Israeli interest,” she stated. She later said, “When Israel understands first and foremost what its own interests are, it can get support from any United States government.” Livni warned that Israel needs good ties with the United States. “It is important to understand that the world is watching the relationship between...
  • The remarkable clarifying powers of Obama

    05/21/2011 5:11:34 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | May 21,2011 | J.E. Dyer
    I don’t think I’ve ever seen an international issue clarified in as little time as the 26 hours or so it took to get from “1967 lines” to “No way.” And we have President Obama to thank for it. In all the discussion of how he was schooled and taken to the woodshed by Prime Minister Netanyahu, there has been little recognition of the fact that Bibi had no choice but to say what he did in the press conference on Friday. Obama isn’t the first American president to give short shrift to the fundamentals of negotiation; most of our...
  • Smackdown: Israel's Netanyahu rejects Obama proposal on borders (Drudge Headline)

    05/20/2011 12:31:07 PM PDT · by GVnana · 91 replies
    (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bluntly told President Barack Obama on Friday his vision for the borders of a future Palestinian state would leave the Jewish state with an "indefensible" frontier. Netanyahu's remarks after the White House talks underscored how a new U.S. push for Middle East peace had opened one of the deepest divides in years in relations between the United States and close ally Israel. "Peace based on illusions will crash eventually on the rocks of Middle East reality," an unsmiling Netanyahu told Obama in the Oval Office.
  • Clinton, Netanyahu had "frank and cordial" talk - US

    05/20/2011 10:15:40 PM PDT · by onyx · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters ^ | Fri May 20, 2011 2:41pm EDT | Reuters
    May 20 (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a "frank and cordial" conversation before he came to Washington, U.S. State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on Friday. But Toner declined to confirm a New York Times report that the two had a "furious phone call" in which the Israeli prime minister drove home complaints that President Barack Obama has pushed Israel too hard to make concessions to the Palestinians.
  • Republicans Can Learn from Bibi

    05/20/2011 5:44:49 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 29 replies · 1+ views
    The Rush Limbaugh Program ^ | 20 May 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: There's a little meeting going on, Bibi Netanyahu and Obama, and when it started out -- Netanyahu is speaking now -- I said, "Oh, no. Oh, no." I said, "Netanyahu's having to eat the excrement sandwich." 'Cause he started out with all the pap, "You're great, great to hear you're committed to Israel, Mr. Obama, great that you're committed to peace. We're committed to peace." And I'm thinking, well, this is what happens, when the country gets $5 billion from us you have to go in there and eat the excrement sandwich. But then, Bibi said, "We...
  • Disputes 'between friends': Obama, Netanyahu at WH

    05/20/2011 12:11:44 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 20, 2011 | ERICA WERNER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Showing no progress toward peace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat alongside President Barack Obama on Friday and declared that Israel would not withdraw to 1967 borders to help make way for an adjacent Palestinian state. Obama had called on Israel to be willing to do just that a day earlier. The Israeli leader said he would make some concessions but Israel would not go back to the lines from decades earlier because they would be "indefensible."
  • Obama's Teachable Moment......

    05/20/2011 1:41:57 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 64 replies
    Obama's gets schooled.....
  • LIVE THREAD: Bibi and Hussein moments away from Israeli PM Remarks on 1967 border comments.

    05/20/2011 11:07:38 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 614 replies · 2+ views
    Fox News ^ | 20 MAY 2011 | dcbryan1
    Live thread of Israeli PM "Bibi" Netenyahu and the crypto-Marxist Muslim, "Hussein"
  • U.S. President Barack Obama has granted Netanyahu a major diplomatic victory.

    05/20/2011 9:44:05 AM PDT · by Captain Kirk · 11 replies ^ | May 19, 2011 | Aluf Benn
    In return for his call for the establishment of a Palestinian state based on 1967 borders with agreed land swaps, without defining the size of these lands, Obama accepted Netanyahu's demands for strict security arrangements and a gradual, continuous withdrawal from the West Bank. He suggested beginning negotiations on borders and security arrangements, and delaying discussions on the core issues such as Jerusalem and refugees. More importantly, Obama scornfully rejected the Palestinian initiative to attain recognition at the United Nations and to isolate Israel, demanded the Palestinians return to negotiations, and called on Hamas to recognize Israel's right to exist....
  • Netanyahu: U.S. "does not understand reality" (We understand reality, Our Lost Leader does not!)

    05/20/2011 8:04:39 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 43 replies
    YahooNews ^ | 05/20/11 | Jeffrey Heller and Matt Spetalnick
    Israel said the United States "does not understand reality" as its leader arrived in Washington on Friday after President Barack Obama endorsed a longstanding Palestinian demand on borders of a future state. In a policy speech on the eve of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit, Obama laid down his clearest markers yet on the compromises he believes Israel and the Palestinians must make to resolve the decades-old conflict. Obama embraced the Palestinian view that the state they seek in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip should largely be drawn along lines that existed before the 1967 war in...
  • Lessons from the Sudetenland by by Benjamin Netanyahu

    05/19/2011 12:23:31 PM PDT · by Scythian · 53 replies
    History teaches us that man learns nothing from history. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel[Editor's Note: Forty-nine years ago last month, the nation Israel was reestablished in the Land. Thirty years ago this month, as a result of the famed Six Day War, Israel regained Biblical Jerusalem, as well as Gaza, the Sinai, and the Golan Heights. Although these areas were part of the original mandated land, and are undeniably essential for Israel's defense, it has become strangely "politically correct" to assume that peace in the Middle East is dependent upon their yielding these lands-the so-called "West Bank"-back to their enemies which...
  • Netanyahu Rejects Obama Call for Palestinian State Based on 1967 Borders ('Indefensible')

    05/19/2011 11:44:41 AM PDT · by conservativegramma · 106 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 19, 2011 | Fox News
    <p>It appears that Netanyahu is giving Obama the finger. No further details yet.</p>
  • The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Thursday, May 19, 2011

    05/19/2011 8:35:23 AM PDT · by IMissPresidentReagan · 134 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | 05/19/2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and he’s not retiring until every American agrees with him, do NOT doubt him, with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name...
  • Netanyahu Adds Settlement Blocs to Peace Conditions

    05/16/2011 2:06:01 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/5/11 | Gil Ronen
    In a speech before the Knesset’s plenum in its special Herzl Day session, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu laid down five conditions for a peace treaty with the Palestinian Authority Arabs. These are: The Palestinians must recognize Israel as the Jewish nation’s state. The treaty must be an end to the conflict. The Arab refugee problem must be solved outside of Israel’s borders. A Palestinian state will have to be demilitarized and a peace treaty must safeguard Israel’s security. The settlement blocs will remain within the state of Israel and Jerusalem will remain its united capital. Netanyahu’s speech can be seen...
  • Netanyahu: Sorry to See Mitchell Go, PA Torpedoed Peace

    05/14/2011 3:09:21 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/5/11 | Chana Yaar
    The Palestinian Authority's refusal to negotiate with Israel is what led to the failure to reach a final status agreement, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told U.S. Special Middle East Envoy George Mitchell. Netanyahu spoke with Mitchell by phone Saturday after learning that Mitchell had submitted his resignation to President Barack Obama. The prime minister told Mitchell he was sorry to hear that he was resigning, and expressed his disappointment that PA officials refused to come to the negotiating table. The PA leadership had “set countless preconditions that made [the envoy's] work difficult, and at the end of the process even...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu Answers Questions From All Around The World

    04/10/2011 7:12:30 AM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 13 replies
    you views channel ^ | You views channel
    Bibi answers questions sent in from all around the world. This is a must watch!! Bibi answers questions from all around the world
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu answers your questions live on YouTube

    03/30/2011 1:01:51 PM PDT · by JerseyHighlander · 2 replies
    CitizenTube, official blog of YouTube ^ | 3/30/2011 | CitizenTube, official blog of YouTube
    Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu answers your questions live on YouTube Two weeks ago, YouTube and Israel’s Channel 2 News asked you to submit your questions for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Thousands of you responded, from more than 90 countries, and while a large portion of questions were submitted from users across the Arab world, including Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Jordan, many also from farther corners like Japan, Pakistan, Canada, Nepal, and Venezuela. Today, at 11:10 am PST, Prime Minister Netanyahu will answer the top-voted questions from around the world, and you can watch the...
  • Video: One Dead in Blast at Jerusalem Bus Station

    03/23/2011 9:53:31 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/3/11 | Gil Ronen and Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    A four-pound bomb exploded across from Jerusalem's Central Bus Station Wednesday afternoon and killed one person and wounded 50 others, two seriously.Eighteen victims are being treated for moderate injuries.
  • While Ozero was Sleeping: Bibi, Sarah Palin, Israel ILLUSTRATED

    03/22/2011 10:12:59 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 193 replies
    various ^ | 22.03.11
    From Haaretz: Israel Defense Forces tank fire struck a home in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday killing four Palestinians and wounding another three, including children from the same family, Gaza hospital officials said. The IDF said Palestinian militants had launched mortars against Israeli troops Tuesday and the military shot at the source of the firing. "Regrettably non-combatants were hurt, this is because the Hamas attacks from civilian areas," the military said in a statement. An IDF spokesman added that he is saddended when any uninvolved civilian is hurt. Israel has stepped up retaliatory strikes since a barrage of rocket fire...
  • Official Photograph: Governor Palin Meets Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    03/21/2011 4:09:27 PM PDT · by onyx · 147 replies
    C4P ^ | March 21 2011 - 6:46 PM | Sheya
    In this handout image provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, Governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd Palin meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu March 21, 2011 in Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Official Photograph: Governor Palin Meets Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    03/21/2011 4:39:20 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 31 replies
    conservatives4palin ^ | 3/21/11 | Sheya
    Official Photograph: Governor Palin Meets Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu In this handout image provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, Governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd Palin meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu March 21, 2011 in Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Barak: Netanyahu mulls temporary Palestinian state

    03/07/2011 11:52:45 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 8, 2011
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to offer the Palestinians a state within temporary borders to break the current negotiations deadlock. Israeli officials recently have said Netanyahu was "considering" offering a "phased arrangement."