France fears US hacked president, was Israel involved?
Published: 25.10.13, 19:48
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1. Deflecting the blame onto Israel
Jake   (10.25.13)
America stands in the dock, accused by its European allies of spying against them. And what's its line of defense? "THE JEWS DID IT!"
2. Only Obumma could do this.
3. Very logical.
Uzziel   (10.25.13)
The americans spied on everyone on this planet but they affirm they didn´t spied on the french. That makes perfect sense.
4. Oh, so we Jews get the blame again!
manicdrummer ,   Haifa, Israel   (10.25.13)
The United States of America, Israel's closest ally, now tries to pass the blame on to us Jews. I never thought the US, the country of my birth, would stoop to such a low level and stab its only true Middle-East ally in the back. Time for The Almighty to show the US which country is truly G-d's country. L-rd, it's your call. do what you will.
5. And who as ordered to blame Israel??
Beary White ,   Norway   (10.25.13)
...who else than sotero!! This is his latest step into lack of knowledge, blaming a close alley, just like the jip-jip erdogan. Of coarse he is a sunni, but his current job made me expect more... Is he able to stop before the whole world is in chaos??
6. So did Israel spy on Brazil as well?
Alan ,   SA   (10.25.13)
7. So once again, without evidence, blame deflected to Israel
Raymond in DC ,   Washington, USA   (10.25.13)
NYTimes journalist Sanger, writing about the joint US/Israel project targeting Iran's nuclear facilities ("Stuxnet") reports that the worm had unintentionally leaked beyond its target. Attributing the leakage to a flaw in the programming, VP Joe Biden, with no evidence, suggested Israeli programmers had messed up. Yeah, because Americans can't be responsible. Yeah, and the fact that Iran, reportedly with Chinese help, was able to crack the "secure" communication link of a top-secret drone - designed by Americans - and take it down was Israel's fault too?
8. the liars are at it again
CJK   (10.25.13)
no other administration has ever lied, defamed, manipulated as much as this corrupt administration.
9. The report got it completely wrong ...
Ehud   (10.25.13)
The Americans were spying on Sarkozy, the Israelis on Carla Bruni (much more fun)
10. Standard procedure
Per Sandstrom ,   Stockholm, Sweden   (10.25.13)
Blaming Israel is standard procedure in cases like this. When I worked for the EU in Brussels 2003, it was discovered that the entire Justus Lipsius building (EU Council Secretariat) was bugged from the moment it was built in the 90s. CIA or the NSA were the logical suspects (follow the interest) - nevertheless we were told it must have been the Israelis. The cover-up even included a planted leak in Le Figaro claiming it was Mossad. No proofs were ever released and internal questions were met with silence. Disgusting.
11. Oh cease with the self-pity & persecution routine
Cameron ,   USA   (10.25.13)
What a pack of temperamental young girls you Israelis are at times. Cut you spoiled lot far too much slack over the decades. The Obama years signal an end to all that. Good.............high time.
12. #10, thanks for your refreshing honesty of Whistle blowing
Steve Benassi ,   Silver Bay, MN USA   (10.26.13)
13. #11 Good luck with Obama!
yesjb ,   Canada   (10.26.13)
Guys like you deserve that cretinous blob. No need for a foreign invasion of America. Obama will destroy it from within! And talk about Yanks take the cake! And as far as an end to US/Israeli relations as they have're right! IIt's high time. So long and thanks for all the finish.
14. Haha - I was waiting for them to start blaming Jews!
Alex ,   New York, US   (10.26.13)
15. you do this by telling lies?
Steve Benassi ,   Silver Bay, MN USA   (10.26.13)
16. 2 options for the Americans
Expat ,   Adelaide   (10.26.13)
1. Admit their bad 2. Deflect the blame on the Israelis Tough choice.
17. 11
john Darren ,   cairns-Austraalia   (10.26.13)
'The Obama years" signal disaster you idiot.Post something intelligent or not at all.Pray to Allah on some Arab site not on ours.
18. USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and NZ together form
Jerry   (10.26.13)
the ''Five Eyes'' spying network. So mentioning all of them but neglecting to mention Israel only implicates Israel if you assume that Israel is the only US ally not mentioned. This is nonsense since 1/New Zealand is a friend of the USA but not a formal ally and 2/ lots of European countries and some Arab countries are allies of the USA in the same sense that Israel and New Zealand are ( i.e. friends but not formal allies ). So the whole story looks like journalistic foolishness.
19. Spying
Edouard ,   Montreal Canada   (10.26.13)
Why are we so shocked it is common routine to spy on each other even between allies This is not a kindergarten business Friends today enemies tomorrow Iran,turkey, Egypt,Venezuela , to name only those ones
20. US Intelligence (CIA) - an Oxymoron
Scott ,   Ramat Gan, Israel   (10.26.13)
21. Le Monde is an antisemitic news paper...
Zyx ,   USA   (10.26.13)
... that does not accept the existence of Israel and hates the Jews.
22. Standard Procedure
1 cry victim 2 lie 3 attack the messanger
23. Who's Fault???
Tom ,   USA   (10.26.13)
For a while, I thought everything was Bush's fault. Now, we are back to the same old story for thousands of years ... it's always Israel's fault.
24. Spying on France
Syd Chaden ,   Palermo Calif USA   (10.26.13)
If it hasn't already, it is only a matter of time until the Obama Administration leaks a document that implicates Israel in the spying on France and Germany. Of course, Israel didn't conduct its electronic spying from the massive US NSA facilities. Israel concealed its spy operations from the rest of the world, even the USA, locating the antennas and recording machines in the midst of the lox and kreplach in a kosher delicatessen in Tel Aviv. Microphones were cleverly hidden in dill pickles that Netanyahu personally delivered to the French and German leaders. Israel is said to have gained invaluable sensitive intelligencefrom the pickles that shows that, contrary to assurances by the French and Germans, they don't like Jews. The disclosure of that hitherto secret information will undoubtedly result in harsh French and German retaliation, such as criticizing Israeli settlements. And, I wouldn't be surprised if the European Union outlaws kosher dill pickles.
25. Blaming game
Leave Israel out of it - there’s no hiding place from God of Israel.
26. Has Netanyahu's playstation.....
Robert ,   Australia   (10.26.13)
.....been hacked?
27. You know the old saying.....
Darren Ben John ,   Townsville Australia   (10.26.13)
If it quacks like a duck, walks like a duck, it is a duck! Sprung again Isralie
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