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Bibi to Obama: Israelis Will Determine Their Interests – Not You

During a visit to an IDF base in Israel’s south on Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a message to US President Barack Obama that Israelis will be the ones to determine what is in their best interest, rather than the American president.

“In the past four years we have dealt with enormous pressure,” Netanyahu said.  “[The international community] demanded we curb our pressure on Iran, that we withdraw to the ’67 lines, that we divide Jerusalem, that we refrain from building in Jerusalem. We rebuffed the pressure.”

The statement came after a report by Bloomberg columnist Jeffry Goldberg on Tuesday that Obama had begun saying that “Israel doesn’t know what its own best interest are”.

For its part, the White House has refused to confirm or deny the statements were made.

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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10 Responses to “Bibi to Obama: Israelis Will Determine Their Interests – Not You”

  1. Jewish lawyers and Knesset members convert ALL Israeli soldiers into War Criminals: http://facebook.com/note.php?note_id=540517622643922.

  2. Ruth Hirt says:

    Let G_d arise, His enemies be scattered!

  3. Mr.Netanyahu, support your statement by action.

  4. Go go Bibi tell him like it's , G-d bless our prime minister!

  5. Becky Buckwalter says:

    Now we know where all the backbone has been all this time! God Bless Israel!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Good for the prime minister of Israel, G-d bless the prime minster and the people of Israel.

  7. Luka Laylee says:

    You right wingers want a Prez who will be a puppet for Israel and Bibi

  8. way to go Bibi. why should a president who lies about his chriistian heritage tell Isreal what to do? what would make obama trustworthy?

  9. Obama has the gaul to tell Israel what is in her own best interest when he's a mega failure in his own country's interests. Hypocrit-in-Chief!

  10. Jerry Harmon says:

    you are full of , and clueless

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