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Israel Outflanks White House
in Pressing Gaza Strategy

Wall Street Journal, by Adam Entous

Original Article

Posted By:Judy W., 8/14/2014 12:38:34 PM

JERUSALEM—White House and State Department officials who were leading U.S. efforts to rein in Israel´s military campaign in the Gaza Strip were caught off guard last month when they learned that the Israeli military had been quietly securing supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon without their approval. Since then the Obama administration has tightened its control on arms transfers to Israel. But Israeli and U.S. officials say that the adroit bureaucratic maneuvering made it plain how little influence the White House and State Department have with the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu —and that both sides know it. The munitions

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Hahaha. The Pentagon and Congress went around Obama to support Israel.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jennie C., 8/14/2014 12:42:09 PM     (No. 9965839)

subscription required?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/14/2014 1:10:12 PM     (No. 9965881)

OP, I am sympathetic. I wanted to post this, too. But, as with all the good stuff at WSJ, it´s behind the subscription wall.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chatham, 8/14/2014 1:11:14 PM     (No. 9965883)

The only people obama wants to control are our
Allies and American Citizens.
Easy Pickens !!!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bighambone, 8/14/2014 1:20:34 PM     (No. 9965896)

This shows that Israel should not put all it´s peas in one pod. If smart, Israel will start purchasing a portion of their vital ammunition supplies from reliable suppliers other then those under Obama´s control. It´s pretty clear that if Israel ever really got into a military bind and needed emergency supplies of ammunition, that Obama might refuse their requests and come down on the side of the Muslims as he has said he would do in a crunch in the past.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 8/14/2014 1:28:46 PM     (No. 9965910)

If you google the title you´ll get an unblocked version. It´s worth reading. Our relations with Israel have become a soap opera. Kerry has to go. Susan Rice would be an improvement. Dennis Ross would at least help us gain back some respect in the region.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: guyfromnh, 8/14/2014 1:35:34 PM     (No. 9965922)

A Kindergarten class could outflank this White House...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: danvillebill, 8/14/2014 1:51:54 PM     (No. 9965945)

"We were blindsided", one U.S. diplomat said.

Aren´t they always.........?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: StuartL, 8/14/2014 2:03:00 PM     (No. 9965962)

Kinda refreshing, inn´it, to watch the grown-ups at work.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/14/2014 2:25:13 PM     (No. 9965987)

Who do they think they are? We don´t supply allies if they disagree with the Won. The only people we arm are enemies and drug cartels!

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