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Israel and Vietnam
New York Sun, by Editorial

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Posted By:mitzi, 7/25/2014 9:21:50 PM

There’s an insight into Secretary of State Kerry’s view of Israel in the New Republic’s reprise of the collapse of the Obama administration’s attempt last year to broker a peace with the Palestinian Arabs. It came when the secretary suddenly started lecturing Prime Minister Netanyahu about Indochina. “When I fought in Vietnam, I used to look at the faces of the local population and the looks they gave us,” Mr. Kerry said. “I’ll never forget it. It gave me clarity that we saw the situation in completely different ways.” “This isn’t Vietnam!” Mr. Netanyahu shouted, according to the account in

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Reply 1 - Posted by: novakid, 7/25/2014 9:31:10 PM     (No. 9940448)

Kerry was in Viet Nam? Who knew?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 7/25/2014 9:57:11 PM     (No. 9940480)

The only fighting John Fraud Kerry did in Viet Nam was to get home with his rice wounded butt!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: john56, 7/25/2014 10:08:06 PM     (No. 9940490)

Wasn´t Kerry´s third purple heart for a paper cut while submitting paperwork for the other two?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BcdErick, 7/25/2014 10:12:45 PM     (No. 9940495)

I know the folks who run the "NY Sun" are Jewish. But I strongly disagree with this. The Israeli nation is, and has been, fighting for its survival since its creation and the fight goes on: today, tomorrow and for the generations to come. This is nothing like Vietnam. Hamas and Islamic hatred are evil. America has a MORAL OBLIGATION to stand shoulder to shoulder with Israel. Failure to do so would betray The ideals America was founded on. BTW way, I am an American and I am a Catholic. I went to Catholic school for nine years.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Truth Czar, 7/25/2014 10:28:08 PM     (No. 9940507)

How do we expect to have any friends in this world when we subject them to the insufferable John F. Kerry?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 7/25/2014 11:57:30 PM     (No. 9940562)

Jean Francois did NOT fight in Vietnam.
He play-acted, recorded his antics on the home movie camera he brought along and skedaddled as soon as he collected his undeserved medals.
Then he betrayed his fellow soldiers and broke the law when he traveled to Paris to "negotiate" with the North Vietnamese.
That he is now SecState proves how much Obama wants to stick it to our military.
The Swift-Boaters were right and we owe them a debt of gratitude that this nitwit tax-dodging gigolo didn´t win in 2004.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: harper, 7/26/2014 12:11:43 AM     (No. 9940574)

Jean Effin Kerry saw some kid running away and shot him in the back, I have often read. Qualifies as hero in Dem circles, if you´re a Dem.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 7/26/2014 1:29:27 AM     (No. 9940611)

I cannot believe that this internationally acknowledged fool would look Bibi Netanyahu in the eye and utter something as pathetic as, “When I fought in Vietnam,..."

Netanyahu is a "no s**t" warrior who joined the IDF in ´67, fought in every major war from the Six-Day War to the Yom Kippur War, took a bullet to the shoulder, and was a team leader in the Sayeret Matkal special forces unit.

If Kerry were only a sap, I might be able to pity him, but he is an embarrassment to my country. This I cannot forgive.

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