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Netanyahu Takes a Lonely
Stance Denouncing Iran

New York Times, by Jodi Rudoren

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/12/2013 8:22:51 PM

Jerusalem — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, the son of a historian, often complains to his inner circle that “people have a historical memory that goes back to breakfast.” But when Mr. Netanyahu has recently tried to focus the world on the Iranian nuclear program, using ancient texts, Holocaust history and a 2011 book by Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, he has sometimes come off sounding shrill. As six major world powers convene next week to negotiate on the nuclear issue with Iran’s new leadership, the Israeli leader risks seeming frozen in the past amid a shifting geopolitical landscape.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 10/12/2013 9:22:45 PM     (No. 9562771)

Shrill!!!? Israel is the number one target! Iran as publically announced to the world that when, not if, they get the bomb they will annihilate Israel. Iran keeps advancing closer to obtaining one or more nuclear weapons, and they don´t need intercontinental capability to strike Israel. And very unstable allies. If he sounds shrill, which I don´t think he does, it seems to me just about the right tone.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Tucker, 10/12/2013 9:26:25 PM     (No. 9562773)

Shrill...are you kidding me? Iran wants to DESTROY Israel. What does the NYT think his "tone" should be? Morons.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/12/2013 9:36:05 PM     (No. 9562783)

I suspect Jodi, and her NYTs puppetmaster, would be a little shrill and alarmed if someone suicidal announced they intended to annihilate them, but they bear it well when suicidal fanatics in Iran are developing nuclear bombs, and have said they intend to annihilate Israel. Where is the liberal empathy?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Moritz55, 10/12/2013 11:16:24 PM     (No. 9562855)

Wish we had someone like Netanyahu leading our country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Harlowe, 10/12/2013 11:17:19 PM     (No. 9562857)

Nations that dishonor Israel will be cursed by God:

“Now the LORD said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father´s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.’” ~ Genesis 12:1-3

America, take heed.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/13/2013 2:17:31 AM     (No. 9562925)

Shrill! I guess Jodi doesn´t think someone who sees a disaster coming at them has the right to call out a warning. Iran is busily building atomic bombs they threaten to use on Israel.

What´s really shrill is the New York Times shilling for Obama.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: debaser, 10/13/2013 3:44:38 AM     (No. 9562934)

"Shrill" is a rhetorical response to a substantive comment. NYT doesn´t "like" what Bibi is saying but can´t bring itself to comment intelligently on what he said. So, "shrill" it is. They are traitors and should be treated as 20th century traitors were treated. Every. Last. One. Of. Them.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: devnull, 10/13/2013 3:44:53 AM     (No. 9562935)

Lonely? Fine, but not alone. I stand with him. It was pretty lonely for Lady Dame Thatcher until we elected President Regan.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/13/2013 5:35:08 AM     (No. 9562952)

´´Shrill´´, Ms Jodi?
Yet another NYTimes opinion piece masquerading as hard news, and this gem from their Jerusalem Bureau Chief.

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