Mar 12 2010
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday he must work to repair relations with Washington after a debacle over Jewish settlements that has undermined U.S. efforts to mediate new peace talks with the Palestinians.
Get a clue, Hillary, there will never be a two state solution because the ARabs don’t want two states, they want one state with not a trace of Israel in sight.
Clinton’s blunt language betrayed U.S. frustration after a visit by Vice President Joe Biden was overshadowed by Israel’s approval of new Jewish building on occupied land.
She reminded Netanyahu of the commitments the United States makes to protect Israel from hostile neighbors, her spokesman said. (HAH! The US has never done a damn thing for Israel’s security. If anything the Muslim-in-Chief has put Israel in greater danger than ever)
On a day when Israeli forces sealed off the West Bank and deployed riot squads around Jerusalem’s holy sites to contain Palestinian anger during weekly Muslim prayers, Clinton called the latest settlement approval a “deeply negative signal about Israel’s approach to the bilateral relationship … and had undermined trust and confidence in the peace process.” (How about Palestinians rioting in the streets, doesn’t that send a negative signal to Hillary? There is no negotiation with terrorists. Israel needs to ban the U.S. from its country while there’s a muslim as POTUS)
Biden’s visit this week had been billed as reassuring the Jewish state that President Barack Obama’s administration would deal with the threat Israel perceives from Iran’s nuclear program — as well as setting the presidential seal on a deal to end a 15-month hiatus in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. (When pigs fly)
Instead, hours after Biden spoke of Obama’s commitment to Israel’s security in the face of threats from Tehran, Israel’s Interior Ministry gave approval for 1,600 new homes for Jewish settlers in a part of the West Bank annexed to Jerusalem.
Speaking to reporters in Washington, Clinton’s spokesman, P.J. Crowley, said, “The secretary said she could not understand how this happened, particularly in light of the United States’ strong commitment to Israel’s security. (CRAP)
“She made clear that the Israeli government needed to demonstrate not just through words but through specific actions that they are committed to this relationship and to the peace process,” Crowley said, describing Clinton as “frustrated.” REUTERS H/T Weasel Zippers