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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice Skipped Netanyahu Speech

PetermanHighcock Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 12:45 PM
Part Deux for Rick: ""So..... we support Israel AND we advise, ask that Israel restrain itself (refrain from a pre-emptive strike)" Now another angle that I can try to pin you down on: Why is it okay for the United States to pre-emptively attack others but not Israel?
Rick2477 Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 12:53 PM
And that is an excellent question, PHC. How indeed. Your world view would benefit greatly from maturity and knowledge of world history, I think.
Not to say that the US, that mis-steps, mistakes and failures have not occurred over time. It's difficult being an adult with a great deal of responsibility, would you not agree?
PetermanHighcock Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 1:07 PM
How is the history in the past 35 years or so of US foreign policy in the Middle East working out, Rick? Pretty good would you say?

Crazy failure equals mature? If you say so.

By the way, Rick - if you actually knew history like a responsible American adult, you'd know that Republicans used to want to stay out of other peoples' business. Progressives, on the other hand, love meddling.

Here's a nice read to get you started:

Ain't My America: The Long, Noble History of Antiwar Conservatism and Middle-American Anti-Imperialism
by Bill Kaufman
Rick2477 Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 1:16 PM
Calm down, PHC. I am not defending US policy in the ME, you made a point earlier saying that it was crazy, and I agree. Isolationism I don't think is the answer, but beyond that, things get murky. I'll take a look at this, the book or article you refer me to.
As to what happens in the ME in the nest year or two? It could go badly and then degrees of badly in a downward spiral if things are allowed to escalate.
gatorbait Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 1:24 PM

What are you trying to say,,, i thought you TURDS told us that Obama would bring Happiness and stablility throughou the middle east and all the Mussie world,,, WELL

what happened? ambassadors being murdered even tho we knew ,,,,marines being killed because they cant shoot first,,,have to read Maranda rights to terrorist on the battle field, marines standing guard in Cairo without LIVE AMMO,, bases being shot up by Converted american Mussies in our military because you turds didnt want to profile,
sounds like to me allot of these problems just started over 3 years ago

remember it was you turds who called terrorist,,,MAN MADE CATASTERPHIES,, BWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA


The woman who went on five different Sunday talk shows a week ago to lie to the American people about the attack in Libya on 9/11, saying it was a spontaneous protest when the administration knew it was in fact a terrorist attack 24 hours after it occurred, skipped Israeli Ambassador Benjamin Netanyahu's speech yesterday at the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice instead decided to go to a lunch with foreign ministers. There is no word on whether Rice's decision to skip Netanyahu's speech was spontaneous or planned in advance.