The kidnapping of Hadar Goldin and the blood of those Israeli soldiers are on Obama’s hands.
“Netanyahu to U.S.: Don’t “ever second guess me again” and force a truce with “Palestinians” (thanks to Robert Spencer) August 2, 2014
After Hamas has broken six truces in a row, and after Obama and Kerry have repeatedly and indefatigably disregarded Hamas’s genocidal statements and open avowals that it would never accept a negotiated settlement or the existence of Israel in any form, this seems to be a reasonable request. “Don’t second guess me again: Netanyahu to US,” Associated Press, August 2, 2014:
WASHINGTON — Following the quick collapse of the cease-fire in Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the White House not to force a truce with Palestinian militants on Israel.
Sources familiar with conversations between Netanyahu and senior U.S. officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry, say the Israeli leader advised the Obama administration “not to ever second guess me again” on the matter. The officials also said Netanyahu said he should be “trusted” on the issue and about the unwillingness of Hamas to enter into and follow through on cease-fire talks.
The Obama administration on Friday condemned “outrageous” violations of an internationally brokered Gaza cease-fire by Palestinian militants and called the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier a “barbaric” action.
The strong reaction came as top Israeli...