Caroline Glick on Bibi's terrible capitualtion: Bibi's bad week: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu weakened Israel this week. And he did so for no good reason.
The Americans also want Israel to allow US-trained, terror-supporting Fatah paramilitary forces to deploy in areas that are currently under Israeli military control. Moreover, the Americans are demanding that Israel surrender land in the strategically crucial Jordan Valley to Fatah.
And these are just American preconditions for starting negotiations with the Palestinians. According to Yediot, if those talks ever begin, the White House will demand that Israel accept a Palestinian state in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and Gaza and agree to ethnically cleanse all the areas of Jews.
So far from winning American support or at least causing the White House to ease its bullying, US President Barack Obama sees Netanyahu's decision to implement a militarily irrational, bigoted policy of prohibiting Jews from building in Israel's heartland as a drop in the bucket.
Dan F explains what we are really experiencing.
Most often composed of former community leaders, the councils took on all the duties of a local government. Most importantly for the Germans, the councils acted as intermediaries to carry out the their increasingly oppressive dictates, such as providing forced labor battalions for German war factories, and eventually even delivering Jews directly to the trains bound for the death camps.
[History repeating itself: Jews crowded into successively smaller parcels of land as their submissive leaders carry out the oppressive dictates of hostile authorities. "The presence of Jews is the problem, Netanyahu. Eliminate their presence." The only difference being, this time the Jews, and their leaders, had a choice. df]