This spring, Washington and Israel will "hold the(ir) largest-ever missile defense exercise....amid Iranian efforts to obtain nuclear weapons."
"US command posts in Israel and IDF command posts at EUCOM headquarters (America's European Command) ~ with the ultimate goal of establishing joint task forces in the event of a large-scale conflict in the Middle East."
THEY INVOLVE REDRAWING THE REGION FOR TOTAL DOMINANCE TO RUSSIA AND CHINA'S BORDERS.NETANYAHU WANTS WAR, NOT PEACE
"main consideration is not improving the quality of life....but rather giving in to cronyism and vested interests (to) remain in power."
He leaves "no opening for reconciliation and understanding with the Palestinians and the Arabs of the Muslim world....There is no surer recipe for turning his claim" about an insoluble conflict "into a self-fulfilling prophecy." As a result, he's heading the region for more chaos.
"(B)ombing (its) nuclear facilities is effectively equivalent to starting a war. The implications of such a decision are liable to be dramatic and painful for the entire Israeli public."
"We are preparing and, in fact, are ready for another campaign, which will be varied and different, to renew our deterrence."
"an excellent operation that achieved deterrence for Israel vis-a-vis Hamas."
Hope may spring eternal, but not under "a government (that's) entrenching itself, even though it is barren of hope and busy mainly with muzzling dissenting opinions and engaging in political machinations intended to preserve itself."
"In cases where the High Court of Justice ordered" their removal, they were retroactively authorized. In fact, Ramat Gilad was left intact to reward extremist settlers "for agreeing not to attack soldiers" sent to evacuate them.Israel may be the only country still colonizing occupied territory. Based on century old Ottoman law, it stole 250,000 acres by illegally calling them "state lands."
"For this to happen in the presence of Arab monitors has roused the anger of Arab people and negates the purpose of (their mission). This is giving the Syrian regime an Arab cover for continuing its inhumane actions under the eyes and ears of the Arab League."