Less-than-diplomatic welcome for Bush
Efrat Weiss
Published: 06.05.08, 16:29
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1. Are the American our allies ?...
Roni Cohen   (05.06.08)
The Bush Administration’s search for partners to promote “peace” and “democracy” within the PA resembles Lord Charles Bowen’s “blind man in a dark room looking for a black hat – which isn’t there”. For the first time, the Bush Administration plans to give $ 150 million in cash directly to the PA Treasury, as part of a $496.5 million “aid” package. This added to the $86.5 million for CIA “security training” which congress authorized in April 2007. The CIA has apparently assumed the Palestinian terrorist-training role. The CIA armed and trained thousands of Palestinian “security forces”, who subsequently joined every Palestinian terrorist organization. CIA Palestinian training success is best described by a member of the PA’s Chairman own security unit : “ The operations of the Palestinian s would not have been so successful and would not have killed more than 1.000 Israelis since 2000 without American military training”. More at :
2.  Give Hamastan Gaza creator the boot
Marcel ,   Florida   (05.06.08)
If he cares so much,the president should stuff a few thousand Palestinian's in his pocket and bring them to his ranch in Crawford Texas. There he can implement his nightmare of vision of a Palestinian state. Bush has called for a contigious Palestinian state ,that means a swiss cheese style Israel surounded by Hamas and Fatah working together to finish off whats left. THAT IS THE BUSH PLAN ! I think Israel has awakened to the treachery of this devious and fake peacemaker whose goal is Israel's extermination in stages.
3. Good grief woman - what about Palestinian illegal building?
Sheila ,   Jerusalem Israel   (05.06.08)
As one drives to the Dead Sea and pass through Issawiya or Shoefat(legally within Jerusalem Municipality when they need sewage, services and electricity etc.) one sees vast numbers of illegal housing lying empty - not awaiting the Meshiach but rather the thousands of Arabs when they get the right of return|!!!! There cannot be one law for us one for them - yet again! Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
4. #2 - Marcel, You do realize...
Joe ,   Ramat Gan   (05.06.08)
You do realize that there already is a city in Texas named Palestine, right? It sounds like the perfect place to establish the capital of this Palestinian state Bush so desperately wants to create...
5. Another Israeli Thumb in US Eye
Rich ,   Wisconsin, USA   (05.06.08)
Ok Israel, you are independent and need to make your own decisions, and hence accept the resulting accountability. We Americans need to cut Israel loose and keep our resources, assets, and integrity here at home. Good Luck, and wishing you well - rich
6. A Gov.who finally doesn't need to outliberal the liberals!!!
Evan ,   New York, US   (05.06.08)
Finally, a section of the government that doesn't need to outliberal the liberals! We need more like Ma'aleh Adumim
7. Rich #5 is Right to an extent
Besalel ,   Kew Gardens, NY   (05.06.08)
Israel and the US have a great allegiance based on shared values and shared theology. Israel needs to be Israel's friend not its adopted son. Israel needs to ween itself off of US handouts. The two need to act like brothers and business partners not like a beggar and his master. If America wants to invest money in Israeli technology and intellect thats one thing but the free meals must come to an end. This will be better for Americans and Israeli and will foster greater friendship between the two nations.
8. #5 - Rich, US aid to Israel in 2007 was 0.07% of our GDP
Joe ,   Ramat Gan   (05.06.08)
US aid to Israel in 2007 totaled a whopping 0.07% of Israel's GDP. Comparing, however, the Jewish people's contribution to the US' GDP, wouldn't America be in a pickle if the Jews in America all decided to make the decision I did- to leave my comfortable home in the diaspora behind and invest my intellectual capital in the land of my fathers? Think before you speak, Rich...
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