Monday, April 20, 2009

Israel's Foreign Policy No Longer Under Study

It took an inflammatory speech by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to get Israel's new government to clarify their foreign policy. Note: Israel's rascist Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the policy was under development. The new Prime Minister broke the silence:

P.M Benjamin Netanyahu called Ahmadinejad a Holocaust denier who wants to perpetrate another massacre of Jews. "We will not allow the Holocaust deniers to carry out another Holocaust against the Jewish people. This is the supreme duty of the state of Israel. This is my supreme duty as prime minister of Israel," Netanyahu said.

Netanyahu was not alone.

President Shimon Peres denounced Ahmadinejad, likening him to World War II-era dictators for his strong rhetoric against Israel. "It is hard to fathom why despots such as Hitler the Nazi, Stalin the Bolshevik and Ahmadinejad the Persian chose the Jews as the main target for their hatred, their madness and their violence," Peres said in a speech commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day.

The United States weighed in, calling Ahmadinejad's speech "vile and hateful." That should grease the skids for a proper pummeling from the heavy handed twins. Israel could be ready at an hour's notice. Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi said the IDF was "capable of striking the farthest enemy." However, the U.S. wants a round of diplomacy first. Is it real or a diversion? Stay tuned.