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John Kerry up in the air and out of this world.

A leak of of  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s ceasefire proposal reveals that it ignored the need to destroy terrorist tunnels and disarm Hamas while granting the terrorist organization, outlawed by the United States, millions of dollars to entrench itself in Gaza.

The “framework,” as Kerry called it, was so clumsily put together that the left-wing Haaretz newspaper, a long-time champion of peace with Hamas, reported that Kerry’s “conduct in recent days over the Gaza ceasefire raises serious doubts over his judgment and perception of regional events. It’s as if he isn’t the foreign minister of the world’s most powerful nation, but an alien, who just disembarked his spaceship in the Mideast.”

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After Hamas thoroughly rejected a ceasefire proposal by Egypt last week, Kerry knew he could not get support from Hamas without going through its allies, Qatar and Turkey. He staged a press conference with their foreign ministers, ignored Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Authority, among others, and presented a proposal to the Israel Cabinet that was unanimously rejected Friday night.

Kerry made things even worse when he insisted that the Cabinet did not “reject” the proposal because, in his words, “There was no formal proposal submitted to Israel. Let’s make that absolutely crystal clear. Prime Minister Netanyahu called me a few minutes before this to tell me that that [rejection] was an error, and he’s putting out a statement to that effect … It’s fair to say that Israel had some opposition to some concepts, but that doesn’t mean a proposal by any means.”

Okay. It is not a proposal. It is a framework, one of Kerry’s favorite words dating back to his Peace Process Follies, where Palestinian Authority ultimatums became “negotiations” and the American “ultimatum” also was a “framework.”

The Jewish Press asked the Prime Minister’s spokesman if Netanyahu issued a “clarification,” as Kerry said he would. The spokesman, known for his accessibility and prompt response, has not answered after three hours of phone calls and text messages.

Until proven otherwise, it is more than conceivable that the Office of the Prime Minister has nothing to say. There is no sense in embarrassing Kerry since he does a good job at that all by himself.

The ”framework,” in the word of Haaretz’s Barak Ravid, “placed Israel and Hamas on the same level, as if the first is not a primary U.S. ally and as if the second isn’t a terror group which overtook part of the Palestinian Authority in a military coup and fired thousands of rockets at Israel.”

Kerry held a press conference on Saturday, slobbering praise on the Qatari and Turkish foreign ministers. In the first two words in the excerpt of the YouTube below, Kerry uttered two words that fewer and fewer believe anymore. He said, “I understand.”

He understands Israel’s needs and understands this and understands that but does not understand anything more than he says at the moment.

According to his own spokeswoman Marie Harf Friday, the Secretary of Talk “made 13 phone calls as of today. He ended up making a total of 25 yesterday – very busy – talking mainly about his attempts to help broker a ceasefire in Gaza.”

What’s good for the phone company is good for the United States.

For all his talk, he delivered a draft that, again in the words of Haaretz’s Ravid, “was a slap on the face to the rapidly forming camp of Egypt, Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, who have many shared interests. What Kerry’s draft spells for the internal Palestinian political arena is even direr: It crowns Hamas and issues Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with a death warrant.”

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86 COMMENTS

  1. I can’t believe how the Jewish People in America stand behind and Obama and Kerry the way they treat Israel their family and our Allies that is surprising to me known that God gave them Israel and they have a right to defend there self. Hamas started first.What is Israel suppose to do just set there and let the Hamas kill them one by one. I bet if it was any of Obama or Kerry family they wouldn’t say ceasefire.

  2. We Christian Conservatives in the USA raised a loud clarion call to warn Israel about the MUSLIM in the WH and his close associates……………… Sad that it took so long for you dear friends to hear US.

  3. Learnt God made the first free nation on earth devinely ordained Isreal thru which he could reveal himself to the rest of the world.Isreal is a type of his firstborn and God wants to put a sense of liberty in our souls he opposes tyranny

  4. No thinking, it is a FACT! Why is Kerry and his boss, who initially ignored the tons of rockets landing on Israel suddenly developed quick feet for seize fire, when Israel was carrying out good job????

  5. Even masters who lord over servants were cautioned by Jesus to remember they have a higher master who is in heaven.people must be discreat in response to palestine versus Isreal.we know for a very long time now they never wanted Isreal to exist.which of course an absurdity

  6. TERROR GROUP HAMAS FUNDED BY OBAMA 440 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR
    “ITS BORDER LINE A JEW HATING ADMINISTRATION
    At least five world leaders reached out to Israel before President Obama, and Ben Shapiro (Editor-in-Chief, Truthrevolt) joins Megyn Kelly to weigh in with his take on the situation.

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