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  •  ZOG ZOG ZOG. (0+ / 0-)

    Not interested in people whose argument is that Israel controls the President.

    StormFront is that way ------>

    "Much of movement conservatism is a con and the base is the marks." -- Chris Hayes

    by raptavio on Sat Sep 28, 2013 at 06:41:04 PM PDT

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    •  I did not say Israel controls the President but (0+ / 0-)

      it has considerable influence when it comes to Iran. We need to wait at least until Bibi speaks personally with Obama on Monday.

      Take note that Israel was advised in advance of the Obama-Rohani call and briefed afterwards.

      Amid thaw in U.S.-Iran relations Israel was informed of Obama-Rohani call in advance, briefed after

      Israeli National Security Advisor Yaakov Amidror arrives in Washington ahead of meeting between Netanyahu and Obama; senior U.S. official: Israeli government has every right to be skeptical of Iranian government.
      By Barak Ravid    | Sep. 28, 2013

      NEW YORK - White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice informed her Israeli counterpart Yaakov Amidror Friday of the planned telephone conversation U.S. President Barack Obama was to hold with Iranian President Hassan Rohani and then informed him of its contents after it had taken place.

      Israel PM heads to US to discuss Iran
      Benjamin Netanyahu aims to thwart Rouhani charm offensive and raise nuclear concerns in talks with Obama and UN address.

      Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu has left for New York in an attempt to challenge perceptions that Iran under its new president poses less of a nuclear threat.

      "I intend to tell the truth in the face of the sweet talk and charm offensive of Iran," Netanyahu told Israeli public radio as saying as he  boarded the plane at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport early on Sunday.

      "Telling the truth at this time is essential for world peace and security and, of course, for Israel's security."

      He has described the conciliatory speech by Hassan Rouhani, Iran's president, to the UN General Assembly as "cynical" and "full of hypocrisy".

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