Can Israel survive Obama?
Noah Beck
Published: 15.11.13, 11:28
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31. To Noah Beck: The answer to your question
Israeli 2   (11.16.13)
at the end of your piece is a resounding YES. That is what David did. Israel must do the same.
32. #14, #27, Grow up.
Jake   (11.15.13)
Neither America nor any other country have fought in Israel's wars or for Israel. Period. Come to think of it, when was the last time the US fought a war by itself without the help of allies or some kind of broad coalition? And that includes the American Revolution!
33. #14, Let's ask Hizbullah leader if he agrees
Jake   (11.15.13)
that Hizbullah won? After the war, on August 27, 2006, Nasrallah said: ""We did not think, even one percent, that the capture would lead to a war at this time and of this magnitude. You ask me, if I had known on July 11 ... that the operation would lead to such a war, would I do it? I say no, absolutely not".
34. "Obama weak on Syria"
Jeff ,   USA   (11.15.13)
"after Obama's weak response to Syria's crossing of his 'red line' against the use of chemical weapons, the threat of US force against Iranian nukes lost all credibility" You seem to be forgetting here that Obama was about to use force against Assad, and wound up getting shut down mainly by Congressional Republicans (who I thought were supposed to be your "Churchillian heroes" in all this) because they were concerned that "the alternative to Assad was al Qaeda, so it would be counterproductive"... I agree with the general theme here, but you have to at least get your facts straight... there was a lot more to the Syria thing than just stopping Iran.
35. So, mr soteros, had already eased the sanctions...
Beary White ,   Norway   (11.16.13)
..when Rohani was elected, and even BEFORE negotiations started.!! Then the same word can be said on both sotero and Iran; treacery.!! And a new negative picture is coming clearer in view,; mr sotero cannot be trusted as a world leader. He is leaving turmoil intentionally, everywhere..
36. The Audacity of Arrogance
Yoel Larry ,   New York USA   (11.16.13)
"Arise Hashem. Render to the arrogant his just reward."
37. No. 27 - stop whining, get a life and collapsing Obamacare
38. #23 & # 25
Fahd Alharby ,   Madina , KSA   (11.15.13)
23, who told that is possible or deseriable for us before anybody else ?.yoummake laugh , thanks 25 , Nice 1, Obama and Kerry make the Clintons God sent .
39. Iran then Mexico
Zechariah   (11.16.13)
If Mexico was developing a nuclear capabilty for which the drug cartels have a capacity Obama would face total circumvention.His Presidency would be speech making and a Titular role.The USA needs to consider this and so does Iran because the USAS reactions will be draconian.
40. talk peace-stop stealing land-equality for all-youll survive
miki ,   tampa   (11.16.13)
41. can America survive Obama?
Larry ,   LA (formerly)   (11.17.13)
Obama is bad news to everyone. Not just the Israelis but also the Europeans and the Arabs. He zig zags and causes a large loss in America's prestige and influence in the world. But the biggest problem is the American economy which he has done zero. Israel is stable and growing; America is losing slowly its power and prestige and business advantage in the world. The real question is can America survive the damage that Obama has wrought
42. to 33
nono ,   musaco   (11.17.13)
he said -if you want the war you find milion causes but to defend yourselfe simply becouse there is a war initiated by israil .. but realy did israil defend itselfe all the way ...... ///
43. Can Israel survive Netanyahu? Doubtful.
Chas. ,   Los Angeles   (11.17.13)
44. "You are not alone"
Raoul ,   Herzliya. Israel   (11.17.13)
Those words by Obama spoken in Hebrew will go down in history as a classic misrepresentation of his real attitude towards his only ally in the ME. Egypt has already gone over to Russia. What a monumental blunder.
45. Silly article- nothing is personal
Shachar ,   Eilat   (11.17.13)
It's about American policy, what's good for America. Everybody is looking for an easy way out including Israel. Has Bibi made any dramatic decisions? Not one... Can Israel survive Bibi....? You bet!
46. Oh, Israel will survive Obama
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (11.17.13)
Not sure, however, that the United States will. Obama thinks himself above the law. He believes that the Constitution of the United States does not apply to him. He believes that he can run roughshod over the Congress of the United States and assume powers which the Constitution ascribes exclusively to the Houses of Congress. We had a president who felt and acted similarly. His name was Richard Milhous Nixon. Remember what happened to him?
47. #46 Sarah B
Albrecht Klein ,   Germany   (11.18.13)
Unlike The One, Richard Nixon had at least a Minimum of honor. But how do you want the necessary majorities for an impechment of BHO?
48. We've survived bigger "Pishers" than Hussni O!
tom ,   tel aviv   (11.18.13)
49. Mr Beck's article
RAYS ,   NH,USA   (12.26.13)
EXCELLENT. Mr Beck explains the reality that most fear to face. Israel is in a tough spot for sure . But those who close their eyes to the situation are like those who did the same in the 1930s. Obama is no friend of Israel. For that matter ,he is no friend of the United States.
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