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Israeli Foreign Ministry Officials Say U.S. Ignored Arab Radicalization


Of course they did. It’s Barack Obama’s official foreign policy! …

By Barak Ravid – “For months before the most recent attacks on U.S. embassies in North African states, Foreign Ministry and U.S. State Department officials had been arguing over developments in these countries. Senior figures in Jerusalem claimed that Washington was burying its head in the sand and ignoring the increasing radicalization in states such as Tunisia and Egypt.

The Obama administration, which since the beginning of the Arab Spring has aided, directly or indirectly, the forces that brought down the dictatorial regimes in Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen and Lybia, now finds itself in a position of helplessness. The attack on the consulate in Benghazi, in which the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, was killed, and the storming of the U.S. embassies in Tunis, Sanaa and Cairo, proved the great hostility to the United States and the unwillingness of these country’s new leaders to challenge domestic public opinion.

Senior Foreign Ministry officials say their conversations with their Washington counterparts have focused on what Jerusalem terms ‘radicalizing trends’ against not only Israel but also against the United States and the West in general.

One of the most recent such meetings took place a week ago, during a visit to Jerusalem by the acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs, A. Elizabeth Jones.

‘The Americans were constantly trying to supply explanations and excuses for events in the post-revolution Arab states, and simply ignored the problems,’ one senior Israeli official said, adding, ‘In practice the administration’s ability to affect events in the Arab world has decreased immensely.’

The Foreign Ministry official presented the example of Tunisia, which was expected to be moderate despite the rise to power of the Muslim Brotherhood.” Read more.

Flashback: Barack Obama’s Government Agrees: The Dhimmi (Non-Muslim) is Forbidden to Read the Qur’an – “If you are a student of Islam, then you might have gathered that Islam has a doctrine of eternal hatred of Kafirs and their civilization. A student of Islam might also gather that after a 1400 year history of hostilities, murder, rape and enslavement that Islam was at war with us. But, the White House, the Department of Justice, Homeland Security, FBI and CIA have informed us that this is not the case.” Read more.

Flashback: Obama Administration Silent While Saudi Grand Mufti Targets Christianity, ‘Ignores These Types Of Provocations At Its Peril’ – “If the pope called for the destruction of all the mosques in Europe, the uproar would be cataclysmic. Pundits would lambaste the church, the White House would rush out a statement of deep concern, and rioters in the Middle East would kill each other in their grief. But when the most influential leader in the Muslim world issues a fatwa to destroy Christian churches, the silence is deafening.” Read more.

Flashback: Obama’s Christian Problem – White House Overlooks Christian Persecution While Pandering to Islam – “The Obama administration has been obsessed with Muslim outreach and recently tried to mend fences with the Jewish community. Given the state of the world, however, the White House ought to be focused on helping the world’s oppressed Christians. The United States has been wary to intervene in matters affecting Christians in the Middle East for fear of validating terrorist narratives that the West is engaged in a new crusade against Islam. The result of this passive policy has been to allow Islamic extremists increasingly to dominate the debate, often with tragic consequences.” Read more.

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  1. 09/16/2012 at 9:39 AM

    Obama has not only remained silent about Christian persecution, he has enabled muslims to continue their assault on them. He has given them all of our wheat reserves, our money, military aid, and political cover. Now he wants to destroy the dollar and weaken our armed forces. What’s next, a direct physical attack on American Christians?

  2. Willard
    09/16/2012 at 11:53 AM

    I wouls use the word ENCOURAGED rather than ignored as it is a better fit

  3. ICA
    09/16/2012 at 6:35 PM

    Yes, that is also true Willard.

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