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US, Israeli leaders locked
in tension as threats loom

Agence France-Presse, by Staff

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/19/2013 5:49:37 PM

US President Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu will have to bury past hostilities if the Israeli prime minister is re-elected to jointly face looming threats such as Iran, analysts say. The two men have never warmed to each other, and ties have remained frosty. Obama pointedly failed to make time to meet the Israeli leader on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in September. Netanyahu also made little secret of the fact that he was rooting for Obama´s Republican rival, Mitt Romney, in November´s US presidential election. Yet another spat made public headlines this week when Netanyahu

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BiBi´s re-election next week will gives us something to cheer about during an otherwise sobering week, politically...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grambo, 1/19/2013 6:07:53 PM     (No. 9127009)

Israel’s Prime Minister understands full well that the White House is in the hands of a hostile adolescent Indonesian Marxist, who is encouraging, enabling and arming jihadists in the Middle East

Obama’s gun running to the Mexican drug cartels with Fast and Furious was a trivial prelude to the massive gun running operation in Benghazi, shipping tons of heavy weapons from Libya to Syrian al Queda via Turkey.

Now Morocco is in play. The clouds of war are on the horizon, and Hagel is drawing up plans to neuter America’s military.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/19/2013 6:30:39 PM     (No. 9127042)

I have never warmed to Obama either. In fact, it is cold and the temperature is dropping.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 1/19/2013 6:36:20 PM     (No. 9127050)

It will be a very cold day in he(( when Israel can count on this President.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/19/2013 8:23:29 PM     (No. 9127172)

BiBi can´t talk to Obama because he (Obama) is a loof and doesn´t have the mind of a world leader...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: veritas, 1/19/2013 9:46:27 PM     (No. 9127270)

Given the state of the region, the state of the world, the actions of Iran, it´s lunatic ruling claque, and the stakes involved, a President [even a real one] who lets personal animus intrude ought to be impeached [though the grounds might be tricky].

The great, great George Washington warned against foreign entanglements. Stinky´s pettiness gins one up from his immaturity and pettiness.

Had enough?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/20/2013 8:40:23 AM     (No. 9127666)

It´s hard for them to see eye to eye when Netanyahu is a full size man . It´s hard for them to have a similar world view while one worships God and the other worships himself. Israel will always exist. America seems to be circling the drain.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/20/2013 5:43:47 PM     (No. 9128679)

The woman Obama selected to run against Benji is failing miserably... Israeli´s are not big on playing politics with their lives.

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