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Elkin: Last Time We Listened to the US, Hamas Took Over

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) attends a Foreign Affairs and Defense committee meeting, with Committee head, Ze'ev Elkin.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) attends a Foreign Affairs and Defense committee meeting, with Committee head, Ze'ev Elkin.
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MK Ze’ev Elkin, the head of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, said in a YNet interview,

“The international pressure is starting. Last time we listened to the Americans, and we let Hamas participate in the elections. [Then] Hamas took over all of Gaza, and we got terrorism in return. Hamas is a terror organization, just like Al-Qaida, and therefore there is nothing to talk about regarding negotiations.”

Elkin added, “That Hamas is still firing means they aren’t yet deterred, and they haven’t yet reached their breaking point.”

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95 Responses to “Elkin: Last Time We Listened to the US, Hamas Took Over”

  1. I agree with Elkin 100%

  2. I agree with Elkin 100%

  3. Do not listen to Obama and Kerry. They stabbed you at the back.

  4. Mike Burke says:

    The sooner Israel switches allies to China, the better off she will be.

  5. Mike Burke says:

    The sooner Israel switches allies to China, the better off she will be.

  6. I am not sure if you ARE SARCASTIC OR JUST WEIRD, but I am going to answer you anway…You see only one owl was hurt because the Israelis INVESTED IN THE IRON DOME precisely to protect its people …EVEN the owls….You cannot be sarcastic about Israelis being MORE intelligent in investing in ANTI terrorisme stuff to save their citizens AND OWLS!

  7. I am not sure if you ARE SARCASTIC OR JUST WEIRD, but I am going to answer you anway…You see only one owl was hurt because the Israelis INVESTED IN THE IRON DOME precisely to protect its people …EVEN the owls….You cannot be sarcastic about Israelis being MORE intelligent in investing in ANTI terrorisme stuff to save their citizens AND OWLS!

  8. I am not sure if you ARE SARCASTIC OR JUST WEIRD, but I am going to answer you anway…You see only one owl was hurt because the Israelis INVESTED IN THE IRON DOME precisely to protect its people …EVEN the owls….You cannot be sarcastic about Israelis being MORE intelligent in investing in ANTI terrorisme stuff to save their citizens AND OWLS!

  9. I am not sure if you ARE SARCASTIC OR JUST WEIRD, but I am going to answer you anway…You see only one owl was hurt because the Israelis INVESTED IN THE IRON DOME precisely to protect its people …EVEN the owls….You cannot be sarcastic about Israelis being MORE intelligent in investing in ANTI terrorisme stuff to save their citizens AND OWLS!

  10. then why listen as if one is bassal of the other?

  11. then why listen as if one is bassal of the other?

  12. Elkin said the truth !!

  13. Elkin said the truth !!

  14. Elkin said the truth !!

  15. Elkin said the truth !!

  16. Mark Powers says:

    So please don’t listen to the idiot in the White House, or his lackey again.

  17. Mark Powers says:

    So please don’t listen to the idiot in the White House, or his lackey again.

  18. Mark Powers says:

    So please don’t listen to the idiot in the White House, or his lackey again.

  19. Mark Powers says:

    So please don’t listen to the idiot in the White House, or his lackey again.

  20. We need a cease fire from that muslim in the White House, Husein Obama.
    He along with his sidekick Kerry along with the immoral EU & Useless Nations can all go to hell, we will not commit collective suicide just to please them. Bibi stay strong & finish the job, our brave soldiers who gave their lives for Israel can not have died in vain.
    Bibi we’re behind you 100% !

  21. We need a cease fire from that muslim in the White House, Husein Obama.
    He along with his sidekick Kerry along with the immoral EU & Useless Nations can all go to hell, we will not commit collective suicide just to please them. Bibi stay strong & finish the job, our brave soldiers who gave their lives for Israel can not have died in vain.
    Bibi we’re behind you 100% !

  22. We need a cease fire from that muslim in the White House, Husein Obama.
    He along with his sidekick Kerry along with the immoral EU & Useless Nations can all go to hell, we will not commit collective suicide just to please them. Bibi stay strong & finish the job, our brave soldiers who gave their lives for Israel can not have died in vain.
    Bibi we’re behind you 100% !

  23. We need a cease fire from that muslim in the White House, Husein Obama.
    He along with his sidekick Kerry along with the immoral EU & Useless Nations can all go to hell, we will not commit collective suicide just to please them. Bibi stay strong & finish the job, our brave soldiers who gave their lives for Israel can not have died in vain.
    Bibi we’re behind you 100% !

  24. Barry is only “helper” for PJ Benyamin. And so far is is only stumbling in PM Way

  25. Barry is only “helper” for PJ Benyamin. And so far is is only stumbling in PM Way

  26. Barry is only “helper” for PJ Benyamin. And so far is is only stumbling in PM Way

  27. Barry is only “helper” for PJ Benyamin. And so far is is only stumbling in PM Way

  28. tell the US to beggar off and fix their own problems

  29. tell the US to beggar off and fix their own problems

  30. tell the US to beggar off and fix their own problems

  31. tell the US to beggar off and fix their own problems

  32. The only way to negotiate with Palestinuans is from a position of power (upper hand). Otherwise, they will play the bravado game, while hiding behind their women and children. No ceasefire for Gaza without a demilitarized Hamas!

  33. JacquesDaniel, do not trust Obama he has been Pro Arabs, and let them DO. they are Killing Christians, Burning Churches. He does not move. Israel should foget the U S A. Look for New Alies and friends.

  34. Chuck Dawson says:

    Have no faith in the Obama-led U.S. Their world vision is skewed and they are without wisdom or vision.

  35. Brother of obama member of terrorist

  36. Delta Kilo says:

    The US diplomacy in Iraq is now the best in the world.!!

  37. Delta Kilo says:

    The US diplomacy in Iraq is now the best in the world.!!

  38. George Riesz says:

    I agree there is no talking to them finish them or else more issues will come up and no more territory give away.

  39. George Riesz says:

    I agree there is no talking to them finish them or else more issues will come up and no more territory give away.

  40. Obama is clueless. Ignore him.

  41. The least time we listened to the USA on Gaza we got a cease fire of about a year and a half.

  42. The least time we listened to the USA on Gaza we got a cease fire of about a year and a half.

  43. The least time we listened to the USA on Gaza we got a cease fire of about a year and a half.

  44. Sorry to say, it doesn’t look like the US has our back these days.

  45. Sorry to say, it doesn’t look like the US has our back these days.

  46. Sorry to say, it doesn’t look like the US has our back these days.

  47. America and Israel are engaged in a global war against the same enemy. Obama and his allies either innocently fail to recognize the obvious, or they are Quislings.

  48. America and Israel are engaged in a global war against the same enemy. Obama and his allies either innocently fail to recognize the obvious, or they are Quislings.

  49. America and Israel are engaged in a global war against the same enemy. Obama and his allies either innocently fail to recognize the obvious, or they are Quislings.

  50. NO NEGOTIATION WITH TERRORISTS!

  51. NO NEGOTIATION WITH TERRORISTS!

  52. NO NEGOTIATION WITH TERRORISTS!

  53. Christians United for Israel (CUFI)

  54. Christians United for Israel (CUFI)

  55. Christians United for Israel (CUFI)

  56. Israel should do what’s right for Israel ….period.

  57. End your job. Israel GOD and our blessing is with you!

  58. Skid Marks says:

    DO NOT TRUST OBAMA OR HIS UNDERLINGS LIKE KERRY. THEY ARE HATERS OF ISRAEL AND HATERS OF ALL JEWS

  59. Obama is destroying us in US. He has no solutions for our problems so why would you listen to him. Stand up to him.

  60. Obama is destroying us in US. He has no solutions for our problems so why would you listen to him. Stand up to him.

  61. You cannot negotiate with and organization whose stated purpose is your destruction and has proven that over and over. Do not listen to the US!

  62. I’m an American…and I don’t agree with what our President is telling u to do! Israel has every right and should always stand up for itself! I support u 100%!

  63. I’m an American…and I don’t agree with what our President is telling u to do! Israel has every right and should always stand up for itself! I support u 100%!

  64. I’m an American…and I don’t agree with what our President is telling u to do! Israel has every right and should always stand up for itself! I support u 100%!

  65. do NOT listen to official US–we have plenty of problems here that our leaders can not or will not solve–stay strong, defeat Hamas, protect yourselves any way you need to–the American people are behind you

  66. do NOT listen to official US–we have plenty of problems here that our leaders can not or will not solve–stay strong, defeat Hamas, protect yourselves any way you need to–the American people are behind you

  67. do NOT listen to official US–we have plenty of problems here that our leaders can not or will not solve–stay strong, defeat Hamas, protect yourselves any way you need to–the American people are behind you

  68. Do not listen to the traitor obama and kerry. Americans do not trust them.

  69. Do not listen to the traitor obama and kerry. Americans do not trust them.

  70. Do not listen to the traitor obama and kerry. Americans do not trust them.

  71. Danial Ayham says:

    WILHELM II. German Kaiser. “A Jew cannot be a true patriot. He is something different, like a bad insect. He must be kept apart, out of a place where he can do mischief – even by pogroms, if necessary. The Jews are responsible for Bolshevism in Russia, and Germany too. I was far too indulgent with them during my reign, and I bitterly regret the favors I showed the prominent Jewish bankers.” (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, July 2, 1922)

  72. Danial Ayham says:

    WILHELM II. German Kaiser. “A Jew cannot be a true patriot. He is something different, like a bad insect. He must be kept apart, out of a place where he can do mischief – even by pogroms, if necessary. The Jews are responsible for Bolshevism in Russia, and Germany too. I was far too indulgent with them during my reign, and I bitterly regret the favors I showed the prominent Jewish bankers.” (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, July 2, 1922)

  73. Yes Lyn the US have enough problems of our own all created by Obama to be giving advise to Israel……You go wipe out Hamas.

  74. yep all the extreme-lefties first, because they support #Hamas #Terrorists with their money. stupid is what stupid does!!

  75. He does have our backs covered, the problem is the knife is shoving in!

  76. Diane Hudson says:

    Never stop fighting the Hamas

  77. Diane Hudson says:

    Never stop fighting the Hamas

  78. Diane Hudson says:

    Never stop fighting the Hamas

  79. Israel don’t listen to the US as long as we have this administration in the white house. They do not have your best interest in heart. There are many millions of Americans that WILL stand with you no matter what. I am one of those Americans. Israel forever .

  80. Israel don’t listen to the US as long as we have this administration in the white house. They do not have your best interest in heart. There are many millions of Americans that WILL stand with you no matter what. I am one of those Americans. Israel forever .

  81. Israel don’t listen to the US as long as we have this administration in the white house. They do not have your best interest in heart. There are many millions of Americans that WILL stand with you no matter what. I am one of those Americans. Israel forever .

  82. Israel don’t listen to the US as long as we have this administration in the white house. They do not have your best interest in heart. There are many millions of Americans that WILL stand with you no matter what. I am one of those Americans. Israel forever .

  83. Michael Rowe says:

    I’d rather America keep their noses out of Israels problems until they decide who’s side they are on. America you can’t help the palestinians until hamas has been destroyed, then help them all you like, but until then BUTT OUT

  84. Keren Bar says:

    Why do you let US have a say in Israel?

  85. Aaron Broges says:

    THE USA is treating Israel like it treated South Vietnam in 1973-1975. Where is that country today?????????

  86. Aaron Broges says:

    THE USA is treating Israel like it treated South Vietnam in 1973-1975. Where is that country today?????????

  87. TELL THE US TO GO WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

  88. TELL THE US TO GO WHERE THE SUN DON’T SHINE

  89. Bill Thomas says:

    Do not listen to us now, we have horrible leadership, or, NO leadership

  90. Bill Thomas says:

    Do not listen to us now, we have horrible leadership, or, NO leadership

  91. Pat Lund says:

    Stand strong Israel!

  92. Marco Singer says:

    End of the fight should come ONLY after the terrorists are disarmed and have capitulated. Ismael Hannie must be nevertheless assassinated !

  93. Edna Frambes says:

    Pay no attention to the naysayers. Protect your country and its people

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