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’WHAT, ME WORRY?’

PM Kerry Unmasks Himself, Crowns Palestinian Authority as a ‘Country’

Kerry finally has tripped over himself, bared his not-so-hidden agenda and stated that the Palestinian Authority is a country. Asked later about the slip of the tongue, he asked, “Did I say that?”

Kerry referred to the Palestinian Authority as a country, and when asked what he meant, he said,'Did I say that?'

Kerry referred to the Palestinian Authority as a country, and when asked what he meant, he said,'Did I say that?'
Photo Credit: Official Palestinian Authority media WAFA

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a Freudian slip of the tongue Thursday that reveals the mindset of the U.S. State Dept., referring to Israel and the Palestinian Authority as “countries.”

“Both leaders in the region, Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas, have made a courageous decision to try to return to final status talks. And it’s my hope that that will be able to happen as procedures are put in place by both countries in order to empower that.

That is not a just a slip of the tongue. It is the unmasked truth of Kerry and his predecessors’ mindset.

Speaking with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the United Nations, Kerry spoke about troubled areas in the world and stated, “And finally, the granddaddy of them all, I guess, the question of the possibility of peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

State Dept. Spokeswoman Jen Psaki, of course, assured reporters that “he did not mean to imply a change in policy… He did not mean to imply anything by it.“

If Kerry had mistakenly said that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, or if he were to refer to the Golan Heights as part of Israel, it would be headlining in the media for days.

Astoundingly, reporters covering the State Dept. bought Psaki’s answer, hook, line and sinker.

More astounding was a statement Kerry made after his blooper. When asked about his comment, he answered, “Did I say that?”

The truth is that State Dept. policy has not changed. Not long after the Six-Day War in 1967, the foreign policy staff at Foggy Bottom began an information and propaganda campaign that exists until today, undermining a Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria, the Golan Heights and parts of Jerusalem that were occupied by Jordan – without a legal mandate – from 1948 until 1967.

Several years, when I was writing for Israel National News, I was tipped off to a bunch of old file cabinets that the U.S. Consulate in formerly Jordanian-occupied Jerusalem sold off at an auction.

The luck buyer was Jewish Press blogger Paula Stern. What was unlucky for the United States is that someone forgot to remove documents from the file cabinets.

There were thousands of papers, mainly from the State Dept.’s U.S. Information Agency. They bore testimony to hundreds of millions of dollars spent to buy off Arabs in Jerusalem with artistic, political and educational program designed to promote an invented Palestinian identity and culture.

The Obama administration is only one of several that has done everything to shrink Israel’s borders to those of the Temporary Armistice Lines, which existed until 1967.

When Kerry referred to the Palestinian Authority as a country, he was expressing his honest intentions, and you don’t have to use Freudian psychology to realize

The problem for Israel is that Kerry actually believes everything that has been handed down to him.

In another statement he made last week, he unknowingly mentioned one of the real reasons why peace is not possible between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Speaking to American Muslims at the end of a day of fasting during Ramadan, he stated, “I think you will agree with me. I have never met a child in my life – two years old, two and a half years old, three years old – who hates anybody. They may hate their broccoli or something else they’re forced to eat, but they don’t hate other people or kids. They learn that. It is taught. It is passed down.”

If he had understood what he said, he would have tossed in the garbage can the file on the “Palestinian struggle.”

The USIA is so busy trying to cultivate an artistic and Westernized Palestinian culture that it ignores the other culture, the one set in motion by Yasser Arafat and continued by chairman Mahmoud Abbas in his suit-and-tie costume.

Incitement and preaching of hate is daily a Palestinian Authority routine, in mosques, in schools and in official Palestinian Authority media.

When Kerry refers to the Palestinian Authority as a country, he should be careful for what he wishes.

The problem is that if he succeeds like Bill Clinton succeeded in concluding the Oslo Accords, the whole ball of wax again will blow up in the face – not Kerry’s but Israel’s.

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About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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27 Responses to “PM Kerry Unmasks Himself, Crowns Palestinian Authority as a ‘Country’”

  1. The point of having the United States involved in the "peace talks," is to broker a deal that is acceptable to both sides, not to be a cheerleader for a Palestinian state. If the Palestinians want their own country, they should have to meet identifiable goals based on the safety and security of Israel. The proposals so far are outlandish and unreasonable. This is going on because of a lack of leadership by Netanyahu. Do you think this would be happening if Golda Meir was Prime Minister? Nobody is going to fight for Israel except Israel. At the same time, this would not be going on if we had a President that wasn't hell bent on screwing Israel. But, we can't operate on what should be we have to deal in reality and the reality is when people vote for someone to lead a country it requires doing the right thing, not appeasement and not weakness.

  2. yep, go so use to saying what they want in private that he went and blabbed it publicly, so anyone who thinks the US government is Israel’s friend better rethink it!

  3. Amelia Grace Handy says:

    What a terrible article! the PA is a country! Israel as a state which consistently and flagrantly breaks international law ought to be viewed as a somewhat dubious nation as it is acting illegitimately. Why should the PA put Israeli interests before it's own? What country should ever have to do that?

  4. Benjamin Fox says:

    Kerry was dumb a coward in Viet Nam as any, a liar from the beginning and wish he was still there where he belongs. A rat, a coward and a piece of dung fit for a ditch and nothing more, a maggot without a brain who put himself in for all the ill gotten metals he got in Viet Nam. Can't be trusted for a minute.

  5. tell us how you really feel :)

  6. He's one of the devil's advocates. Muslims are taught to kill the Jews and Christians in the name of their religion…pagan religion.

  7. Pearl Ezekiel says:

    There were & are today so called experts, who think they have the answers to the Palastinian, Israeli problems. And all their advice have been is that we give more land, and release more killers to the Palastinians, and every time we listen to these experts we Israelies pay with our lives, and not one day of peace since 1948. I as an Israeli can understand that these great experts who give advice live far from the conflict area and have nothing to lose. What I cant understand how we keep voteing for leaders that listen to these experts.

  8. Scott Davis says:

    G-d is not mocked, nor can The Arm Of The L-rd be twisted!

  9. The land of Israel is God’s land and we’re not allowed to give it away. Iran continues unwavering on it’s march in the development of nuclear weapons and Assad the dictator of Syria is still in power. Current intelligence seems uncertain of when Iran will get the bomb and Israel cannot afford to gamble with this. Assad of Syria has allegedly used chemical weapons against his own people and has targeted Tel-Aviv with his missiles. If this situation does not drastically change soon for the better, I believe the war in Isaiah Chapter 17 will likely take place. Damascus Syria would be destroyed. The worlds economy would likely collapse as a result and could usher in a one world government movement. I wrote a small 6 page book that outlines what I believe the Bible states will take place soon as well as the potential trends I see at this time. I don’t accept donations and it’s free. It’s a short read. I encourage you to have a look: http://www.booksie.com/religion_and_spirituality/book/richard_b_barnes/after-the-rapture-whats-next.

  10. Scott Davis says:

    The Title Of This Land Belongs To G-d & It Is Become The Sole Possession (sworn by an oath to himself) Of His People Israel… FOREVER!!

  11. Alan Kardon says:

    We are just as stupid in the United States. Scary isn't it.

  12. Alan Kardon says:

    What international laws did Israel break?

  13. Alan Kardon says:

    Unfortunately you did not work hard enough to convince people how bad a President Barack Hussein is.

  14. Michael Ford says:

    A nwo man.

  15. Lawence you say that no one is going to fight for Israel, but in Israel but my Biblle foretells that the Lord G-d will gather all nations against Isreal, and He Himself will fight for her. so don't be discouraged, as I believe nothing will come of these peace talks as Israel cant afford to make anymore concession but pray for your leaders and keep the faith. shalom and G-d bless

  16. Ira Altman says:

    The PA is not and never was a country – the so-called Palestinians are Jordanians.

  17. Ira Altman says:

    Alan Kardon, none.

  18. Noah Isaac says:

    Well said Pearl, Miss You!

  19. Please everyone much as G-d figures in the Judaic psychi and blood, drop this line of approach. Israel has a gun to her head, give me a gun, target practice, send me undercover to the States and for Israel I would take out Kerry a complete and utter idiot hell bent on preserving the electorates OIL prices, Obama for the same reason and ABBAS because he is a liar and deceiver and hates Israel and the Judaic peoples with such fervor, he stirs up war mongering and murdering. Israel cannot make peace with these three. Israel really needs to refuse to come to the Peace talks table now she has arrived simply take the next flight back to Israel, deal with Palestinians in her own way, and if this means defending herself against 60,000 rockets targeted on her so be it. Palestine is illegal, there are no such thing as Palestinians, this is the ROMAN Latin name and terrorists like Arafat adopted it, so therefore those coming after him did the same.

  20. Please everyone much as G-d figures in the Judaic psychi and blood, drop this line of approach. Israel has a gun to her head, give me a gun, target practice, send me undercover to the States and for Israel I would take out Kerry a complete and utter idiot hell bent on preserving the electorates OIL prices, Obama for the same reason and ABBAS because he is a liar and deceiver and hates Israel and the Judaic peoples with such fervor, he stirs up war mongering and murdering. Israel cannot make peace with these three. Israel really needs to refuse to come to the Peace talks table now she has arrived simply take the next flight back to Israel, deal with Palestinians in her own way, and if this means defending herself against 60,000 rockets targeted on her so be it. Palestine is illegal, there are no such thing as Palestinians, this is the ROMAN Latin name and terrorists like Arafat adopted it, so therefore those coming after him did the same.

  21. Kerry's idea of Peace talks with Abbas and Israel not being present should be enough to send BN back to Israel. This whole thing is a farce, Israel back off fight your way out of this dilemma. Sometimes war is the only solution and why is the fact that Kerry is dealing with ABBAS behind Israel's back not International News? Obama will let Iran go nuclear if Israel doesn't release the terrorists, what it is this – this is political blackmail and Obama will prevent Israel from stopping Iran from going nuclear unless terrorists are released. Israel doesn't want peace, the Palestinians have been fighting Israel since 1947 and before, don't these jerks know their history. The US electorate couldn't care less about Israel and now the EU is jumping onto the bandwagon. The lot of them are not only blackmailing Israel but forcing her to take offensive action, from where I am this seems to be Israel's only chance to achieve peace and finally deal with arabs as they should have been in '67 after Israel won the 6 day war.

  22. Herman Rosen says:

    OH GIVE KERRY A BREAK..HE IS TRYING AND HE WILL OF COURSE FAIL SINCE THE PALESIINIANS WILL ASK FOR WAY TOO MUCH TO SIGN ON AND A NUMBER OF MONTHS WILL BE WASTED AGAIN..THE HURDLES ARE THE REFERENDUMS THE PALESTINIAN AND THE ISRAELI PUBLICS WILL REJECT THEM AS UNACCEPTABLE. IN ISRAEL IT WILL BE THE MOST CONTESTED ELECTION IN THEIR HISTORY..WHAT ISRAELI WANTS TO SEE A PLO/HAMAS COALITION IN JERUSALEM? OR FOR THAT MATTER A RETURN TO THE PRE 67 BORDERS…EVERYONE HAS SLIPS OF THE TONGUE SO I FORGIVE KERRY.. FOR NOW…AS FAR AS THE ISRAELI ARABS WHO THE PLO WANTS OUT THEY SHOULD BE EXILED TO SYRIA WHERE THEY BELONG.
    IN THE END KERRY WILL GET THE FINGER…FROM BOTH SIDES.
    AS FOR THE SETTLEMENTS THEY WILL PROBABLY GROW VERTICALLY..AND REALLY.
    THE ISRAELI POPULATION IS AT THE CRISIS STAGE..ISRAEL IS NOW= THE MOST.
    DENSELY POPULATED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD…NETANYAHU SHOULD START THINKING OF PUTTING SOMETHING IN THE FELAFAL.

  23. Robert James says:

    Don't you know those people must be good people? Why even when Arafat pushed that crippled man in his wheel chair, off the cruse ship into the ocean, as the man was drowning Arafat wished him peace in the name of Allah. So a people like that will make really good neighbors. One thing though, keep your pets and kids inside.

  24. Pearl Ezekiel says:

    Its about time to stop all the disinformation. The Arabs that now live in Judea & Samaria were migrants from Egypt & Syria. It was Yassir Arafat that named those Arabs Palestinians.

  25. Benjamin Fox says:

    Don't think I was too tough on the coward, do ya? LOL

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