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Submitted by Sigmund Silber (United States), Jan 1, 2017 at 02:13

I think Pipes has it correct.

Three leaders (if you want to count Kerry as a leader) letting their emotions get the better of them. Israel taking it out on New Zealand was not wise. Breaking off green shoots re better relations with African Nations was very unwise.

Obama revealed that he is not a thinker but someone who acts out of spite. I don't give Kerry any credit for even belonging to the human race..He is just pure evil to me.

And Trump may also be over-reacting. And the Palestinians always their own worst enemies..starting in 1948 when the UN resolution offered statehood to both the Jews and the Palestinians.

My own belief is the core of the problem is the U.K.. Syria has played its role but no longer is a player.

There should have been a better solution to Hitler than creating a Jewish Ghetto in what then was a small remnant Jewish population that forgot to participate in the Diaspora. Great Britain encouraged Jordan to attack rather than extend traditional Arab hospitality. It has been downhill from there.

One can debate Israeli strategic decisions over the years. It is hard to walk in someone else's moccasins so I can't say that they missed opportunities even if I think they might have.

This action by Obama was very wrong partly because of timing. Ideas are always a good thing but parting shots are not. Hopefully his legacy will be negatively impacted and I will do my best to aid in that process if I have to take five years to research his administration and write a book and if I retain my faculties that long. He has done a lot of bad things. But nothing compares to the life of John Kerry. I doubt if he has ever done a decent thing in his entire life.

What a waste Obama has been. The first Black President who fully wanted to make the World a better place. A man who fully wanted to reject the colonial history of the U.S. and full wanted better race relations. In all areas he has failed not because of lack of desire to have good things happen but due to unwillingness to think about the feelings of all others and a lack of management skills to keep his subordinates moving in positive directions. It is a true waste.

Now we have to see what the future will hold. I do not expect Israel to survive or Jews to survive. Their situation was precarious even before Obama's Holiday present. Now it is next to impossible. Will Obama get a second Peace Prize for this Final Solution? Perhaps. Kerry who is of Jewish descent (similar to mine and George Soros) his grandparents on the fathers' side were named Kohn) will be forgotten. He only exists as a major national figure to a large extent because of his second wife Teresa Heinz. When opportunity knocks, John Kerry is always right there.

It is a sorry way to end 2016.

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Title Commenter Date Thread
Obama would've done it even had Clinton won [158 words]
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AnonJan 12, 2017 17:44235303
The U.N. a useless organization [396 words]YJ DraimanJan 6, 2017 02:19235165
Another perspective on the Obama-Kerry-Netanyahu remarks [187 words]Bryan TaplitsJan 5, 2017 12:32235151
1I am somewhat surprised at all the commotion regarding the U.N resolution 2334 [442 words]YJ DraimanJan 4, 2017 11:38235118
Kerry blows his top [105 words]
w/response from Daniel Pipes
Menahem LesterJan 3, 2017 12:53235075
Netanyahu deserves the benefit of the doubt [207 words]Saul SteinJan 3, 2017 12:12235074
Posting - 1922, a joint resolution of both Houses of Congress of the United States unanimously endorsed the "Mandate for Palestine," [464 words]YJ DraimanJan 2, 2017 04:55235055
Obama's policy is too consistent to be "visceral" [255 words]
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Dan SimonJan 1, 2017 20:30235047
Pipes is Correct [504 words]Sigmund SilberJan 1, 2017 02:13235039
The U.N. did not create or re-establish Israel [359 words]YJ DraimanJan 4, 2017 13:20235039
Obama, Kerry and Netanyahu go Visceral [138 words]Frances WeingartenDec 31, 2016 12:12235010
The million person march that never happened [196 words]leonard okenDec 31, 2016 08:49235006
2Why an intemperate and uncontrolled Donald Trump? [114 words]
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MenachemDec 31, 2016 02:43234995
Good points, Menachem! [228 words]Michael S.Jan 2, 2017 11:45234995
7Trump and Putin Making Deals [347 words]
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RobertDec 31, 2016 00:29234994
2Time to call a spade a spade [128 words]PrashantJan 2, 2017 11:11234994
1"Intemperate and uncontrolled Trump"? [22 words]
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Brutus BalanDec 30, 2016 21:32234991
Obama ,Kerry and Netanyahu go visceral [50 words]OpensocDec 30, 2016 20:25234988
Netanyahu may have over-played his Trump hand [153 words]Michael SJan 2, 2017 13:43234988
Netanyahu may have over-played his Trump hand [1 [105 words]OpensocJan 4, 2017 07:53234988
Bright future? Hmmm. [241 words]Michael S.Jan 10, 2017 12:54234988
Obama, Kerry and Netanyahu go visceral. [165 words]WartyDec 30, 2016 19:25234987
Out of control response? [65 words]EdDec 30, 2016 18:50234986
Obama actually is consistent, he chose the Arafat rejection map [115 words]Ronald DolginDec 30, 2016 17:57234985
If the U.S. was conquered by various nations over a thousand years plus [137 words]YJ DraimanJan 2, 2017 04:49234985
I agree with Netanyahu. [350 words]Anne JulienneDec 30, 2016 17:05234984
Leaders of Nations. Their thinking about Israel. response to Anne Julienne [151 words]Anne- USADec 31, 2016 09:16234984
1Thank you, Daniel .. thank you, thank you .. [38 words]Anne JulienneDec 31, 2016 14:28234984
Trump negotiating [57 words]Allen F MackenzieDec 30, 2016 16:27234983

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