PM: Only Israelis will determine Israel's interests
Ilana Curiel
Published: 17.01.13, 00:13
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1. Obama's treatment to Israel
Heather Paredez ,   Anaheim, America   (01.16.13)
Obam's an idiot! He does'nt understand our covenent between the two countries. All of Israel and more belongs to Israel, all! Remember Abraham's coenent with God. No division of Israel! Not now, not ever. In the end, Israel will prevail!
2. obama try running America first.
bad Assed Jew   (01.16.13)
Israel has a great PM Bibi, one most American's would gladly trade for obama the pro muslim.
3. Bibi You Have Support From All
Over the World! Stick to your Guns, b.H.o. has his own agenda? Soft on muzzies and Tuff On Israel and her children! May Ha Shem Grant You The Wisdom, Strength and Resolve to do What's Best For The Light Onto The World "Israel"! Baruch Ha Shem
4. He should learn from Mr Cameron
Ian ,   Newcastle upon Tyne   (01.16.13)
Israel isn't the only ally that Obama has turned on and tried pushing about.Last week he tried it on with the UK,too over our relationship with the EU. I'm very pleased that OUR PM has made it clear that we will be offered a referendum if he can negotiate a new relationship....he ignored Obama and asserted our independence.No histrionics,no apologies. I do hope that Mr Netanyahu takes the hint that Mr Cameron has showed him how to deal with a power crazed bully. THREE CHEERS FOR ISRAEL!!!
5. Bibi
Mike ,   Uk   (01.16.13)
Oh Bibi, do everyone a favour and keep the spin out of a serious debate. You have promoted and encouraged settlement activity that the whole world sees as an impediment to a solution. You are slowly creating new facts on the ground, one state for two people. You are a disaster trying to save your own skin as always.,
6. ;) ,...
split ,   US   (01.16.13)
An intentional leak or one of those loyally chalenged AIPAC moles ?
7. If Obama finds Bibi disturbing...
Arn ,   Yehud, Israel   (01.16.13)
If Obama finds Bibi disturbing then Bibi must certainly be doing something right... very right! Nothing would worry me more than finding Israel in step with the great American perversion which is Obama. But fortunately, as long as Livni is outside the government I don't see any danger of that happening.
8. UN Giveth, UN Taketh Away
Steve Benassi ,   Silver Bay, MN USA   (01.16.13)
9. The right wingers are destroying Israel.
Ferdinand ,   Israel & France   (01.16.13)
So here we go again, with the right-wings increasily hollow "Obama hates Israel". Of course he doesn't. What the right fails to understand is that one can dislike Likud without disliking Israel. Unfortunately, these sectarian minds have left such a mark that the world is starting to believe them. More and more people think that if you want to like Israel, you have to like Likud. And let's fact it, there is not even one country in the world where people like Likud, except perhaps Iran. Likud has had such a success in spreading the message that "Israel = Likud" that most longtime friends of Israel are considering leaving us alone. Who will have won then, except Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas? I don't think there has ever been a party working so hard at alienating all friends.
10. total isolation
i love Israel ,   Germany   (01.16.13)
According to Leviticus 20,24 and Leviticus 20,26 Israel was chosen to be isolated and to be a light unto the nations. So far Mr. Netanyahu is doing everything to fullfill the scripture.
11. Obama, Bibi and the "Peace Process"
Son Of Cyrus ,   UK   (01.16.13)
Americans, major EU Contries with the Ex-Soviet Union decided to get rid of communism as it was not working and instead define a New World Order, based on FREE MARKET and RELIGION. The Muslims and False Christians plan to eliminate the Jewish History, Culture, Heritage and WAY OF LIFE! In the final analysis, either GOD has given this land to Jews or whoever has had the military power has taken. Currently it is under the control of Jews who are its righful owners. Explain to the world that The State of Israel will use all resources at its disposal to defend its borders which are from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea and is prepared to use maximum force if necessary.
12. To: No. 8
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (01.17.13)
The United Nations can pass all the resolutions it wants. There's a bit of a problem with respect to whether those resolutions are binding and enforceable. Do you see nations massing armies to invade Israel? I know it's your favorite wet dream, but it isn't going to happen. And if it does, the outcome for any armies opposing Israel will be devastating. You just have no appreciation of exactly what Israel can unleash militarily, don't you? And you clearly underestimate Israel's resolve. Coming soon to a theatre near you: A State of Israel with expanded borders.
13. What would, what could israel do without the USA. Who else
would put up with their ungrateful arrogance? Don't take American $$$$$$$
14. Double standards
Jake B. ,   Cleveland, OH   (01.17.13)
Can you imagine what would have happened had Netanyahu declared prior to US elections in November that current US policy involving Iran and the rest of the Middle East is not in its own best interests? Or US economic policy is not in its own best interests? Or Obamacare is not in America's own best interests? You can take the President out of Jeremiah Wright's church, but you can't take the pastor's teachings out of the President.
15. Netanyahu and Obama
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (01.17.13)
Obama seems to think that the State of Israel should bend to his will and his private agenda and that Israel should allow its policies to be set in Washington D.C. The State of Israel does not believe that Israeli domestic and foreign policies should be made by an Arabist in the White House -- or any place other than Jerusalem. Seems pretty simple and straightforward to me. What do you want to bet Obama will blink first? He's a lame duck president, and has to deal with a Congress that is very pro-Israel. Just remember who controls the purse strings. And that's what frustrates Obama. The United States Congress -- and the people of the United States -- will not tolerate his running roughshod over Israel.
16. # 15
Yosef ,   Egypt   (01.17.13)
Sarah, what do you think Obama's agenda is, in light of the ongoing changes throughout the region and his apparent support for the brotherhood? Has there been any coordination between him and Israel at all in devising a policy to deal with the "Arab spring", or Israel has simply been left out of the loop?
17. Payback for those who voted for this ideologue
Richard ,   USA   (01.17.13)
Everyone had the facts and evidence concerning Obama's anti-Israel ideology and still a majority of we American Jews voted for him. It was and is sad. Hagel, Kerry, Brennan and now this. My fellow American Jews should be ashamed of themselves - a group of useful idiots who are now being mocked by the Socialist in Chief.
18. Millions of people on earth love Israel and despise Obama!
Jouko ,   Finland   (01.17.13)
Obama has proved to be the lousiest president of the US of all the time. Evidently the time of being superpower is passing by. Obama's inability to make decisions is seen already how he chose Clinton as secretary of state!
19. What's in its own best interests
Jonc ,   Sydney Australia   (01.17.13)
What is most incredible is that President Obama apologises for interfering in the affairs of the Islamic countries and then, in stark contrast, presumes to know what is best for Israel. It's as if Israel is not a sovereign nation.
20. To: No. 9
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (01.17.13)
What matters is that enough Israelis like Likud to consistently vote for the Likud party. And if a foreign country's "friendship" for Israel is based solely on the outcome of an Israeli election -- in which the Israeli people express their views -- well, such "friendship" is probably not worth having and is worthless to begin with.
Rachel ,   USA   (01.17.13)
ISRAEL MUST STOP ANNOUNCING ITS PLANS - IT ONLY CAUSES PROVOCATIONS AND HARM ISRAEL EVEN MORE. It is no one's business what Israel "PLANS to build" or when or how many, it is a strategic decision and should be a security issue of non disclosure and secrecy of the State! Build verywhere in Israel but do not announce the world of your plans - your internal affairs concerns NO ONE BUT ISRAEL. Beside tourists like to be surprised to see the change in Israel every time they visit.
22. #13 What US will do without Israel you mean
Rachel   (01.17.13)
The US does not help Israel for nothing Mr. ? . Last I checked US benefited from Israel's latest and hightest technology, have numerous future pack projects that will help US economy and many more good stuff coming out of Israel. The question is: the trillion of dollars sent to Arabs what does US get in return, besides terrorism from Arabs???
23. Israel has the right to build and must build - it is NO one'
Rachel   (01.17.13)
business. The US does not help Israel for nothing Mr. ? . Last I checked US benefited from Israel's latest and hightest technology, have numerous future pack projects that will help US economy and many more good stuff coming out of Israel. The question is: the trillion of dollars sent to Arabs what does US get in return, besides terrorism ???
24. Because of Bibi
Naomi   (01.17.13)
First, international pressures increased mainly because of what Bibi did and said. Second, he also supported Romney during US election, therefore interfering with US election. So he should not complain if Obama is doing the same thing to him.
25. Israel should stop taking money from the US
Dan S.   (01.17.13)
Israel certainly doesn't need it and the impact would only be felt for about a year to a year and a half. The benefits of dumping the aid would be enormous, especially for Israel's defense industries and the jobs that come with them. Israel should also start developing its own planes and other technologies in order to achieve military self sufficiency, while using the technological innovations it creates as part of this push to increase its economic presence and export to Asia, thereby increasing the size of its economy and and making the military expenditures sustainable over the long term.
26. Israeli govt. must clearly reject Two State Final Solution
Chaim ,   Israel   (01.17.13)
Obama is contemptible in every way. However, Israel is creating many of her own problems by pretending to accept the evil, monstrous Two State Final Solution. Any child, capable of reading a map, can see that Israel wouldn't last a decade if we allow this abomination. Israel must clearly and loudly reject the Two State Final Solution. This tiny land is ours now and forever.
27. Psalm 83
Sam ,   Texas   (01.17.13)
Ezekiel 36,38,39 Zechariah 12,14 Read and learn all ye Goy.....the arrogance of Obama, UN, EU, the Quartet knows no bounds. Do you really believe you can thwart the plans of the Almighty?
28. At least Bibi has a Bible study....
Sam ,   Texas   (01.17.13)
That alone makes me trust him over my own arrogant godless president
29. The last line
Rabbi Yakov Lazaros ,   USA   (01.17.13)
The last line in the article was the best. Let Obama stay out of the Arab Israeli conflict and mind his own business. He has plenty of his own problems here in the US.
30. Obama must pay 3 billions a year shut up.
X   (01.17.13)
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