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June 11, 2010

Obama Will Support UN Investigation Of Israel

And, of course, only Israel.

THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned that senior Obama administration officials have been telling foreign governments that the administration intends to support an effort next week at the United Nations to set up an independent commission, under UN auspices, to investigate Israel's behavior in the Gaza flotilla incident. The White House has apparently shrugged off concerns from elsewhere in the U.S. government that a) this is an extraordinary singling out of Israel, since all kinds of much worse incidents happen around the world without spurring UN investigations; b) that the investigation will be one-sided, focusing entirely on Israeli behavior and not on Turkey or on Hamas; and c) that this sets a terrible precedent for outside investigations of incidents involving U.S. troops or intelligence operatives as we conduct our own war on terror.

Question Number One: Why are these damned Jews so stubborn about survival? Why can't they just get with the pogrom?

I always say, lately, "It's easier to beg forgiveness than to secure permission." I can't help but think the "International Community's" plan for Israel -- and America is now part of that hateful "community" -- is to set in motion the gears which will destroy it. Problem solved! And then, once destroyed, the "International Community" can talk about how sad they are Israel has been destroyed.

It's easier, the "International Community," finds, to work up feigned sympathy for a dead Jewish victim than a live Jewish fighter. America saw the same thing after 9/11.

How much the world mourned our dead!

How much the world loathed our living!

Oh, by the way: Achmadinejad says Israel is "doomed," which is especially threatening, as he said this in connection with his nation's ongoing nuclear weapons program.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Friday Israel was "doomed" and singled out US President Barack Obama for scorn, blaming Washington for orchestrating new nuclear sanctions against Tehran.

Speaking during a visit to the World Expo in Shanghai, Ahmadinejad denounced the UN Security Council's sanctions resolution adopted Wednesday with Chinese and Russian backing as "worthless paper".

The firebrand leader accused global nuclear powers of "monopolising" atomic technology and said the new sanctions would "have no effect" -- reserving most of his tough rhetoric for the United States, not his ally Beijing.

Swatting aside the US leader's offers of dialogue and rapprochement if Iran relents on its nuclear ambitions, Ahmadinejad said: "I think President Obama has made a big mistake... he knows the resolution will have no effect.

"Very soon he will come to understand he has not made the right choice and he has blocked the way to having friendly ties with the Iranian people."

Obama, meanwhile, works to ease a bill which would punish countries doing business with Iran. Because it would anger that "International Community" we hear so much about.


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