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Jordan's King Says Israel-Hezbollah-Lebanon War "Imminent"


Jordan's King Says Israel-Hezbollah-Lebanon War "Imminent"
By Steve Clemons | Huffington Post

Congressman Adam Schiff hosted a "Members Only" meeting of the 'Congressional Friends of Jordan Caucus' in the US House of Representatives this morning in the CVC Congressional Meeting Room with Jordan's King Abdullah II.

According to one attendee in the session, "the King's message was sobering."

King Abdullah seemed significantly concerned that conflict was about to break out again between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon.

One congressional source told me that the word the King used was 'imminent' with regard to the potential outbreak of war.

On many levels, this is extremely worrisome. Hezbollah is now integrated into Lebanon's parliament and interacting with countries like France at all levels of government. An Israeli-Lebanon War could preempt the normalization track the United States is pursuing with Syria. Read more.

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These ZIONIST NAZIS do not do anything without American Fascist criminal approval, Green lights. Bush gave these Nazis the right to attack Gaza......and Obama probably gave the Israeli fascists the green light to attack Lebanon.

Obama the criminal, whoring, appeasing Liberal warhawk, stood silent like a "GOOD GERMAN", fascist appeaser, when Israel committed War crimes against Gaza....and like a German nazi appeaser attacked the GOLDSTONE REPORT, which accused Zionist military fascist criminals of War crimes.

Such previous despicable, rotten, fascist, appeasing, criminal behavior will probably continue if Israel attacks Lebanon, ONCE AGAIN, an ACT OF AGGRESSION, that will be masked by THE LYING, PRO ZIONIST, FASCIST CORPORATE MEDIA, using some pretext for another NAZI ATTACK.

Obama should be putting out a statement to warn Israel against these threats, illegal fascism, illegal war crimes, illegaL aggression....OR WE SHOULD ALL CONCLUDE,THAT THE CRIMINAL APPEASING FASCIST THUG IN AFGHANISTAN, YEMEN,PAKISTAN, OBAMA THE WAR CRIMINAL, CONTINUES AS A ROGUE NATION, ENCOURAGING FASCIST WAR CRIMES, AS IT IS DOING INSIDE AMERICAN EMPIRE ITSELF.

SMASH THE WESTERN, ZIONIST, NATO, ROTTEN MILITARY ALLIANCES WITH ISRAEL AND ITS CRIMINAL ELITES....... NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL STRIKES, WORLD WIDE, AGAINST THESE WAR CRIMINALS.....KICK OUT THEIR NAZI ASSES, AND ALL COMPLICIT WESTERN CLASS/IMPERIAL ELITES, WORLD WIDE, AND HERE IN BOTH CORPORATE, IMPERIAL PARTIES.

TAKE ON THE ROT AND CRIMINALITY OF OUR CRIMINAL ELITES, STOP VOTING FOR CORPORATE, FASCIST THUGS, CLASS PARTIES AND IMPERIAL CLASS POLITICIANS........KICK THEIR ASSES OUT.

It was made over two weeks ago.......

Israel Threatens Lebanon
A New Middle East War?

http://www.counterpunch.org/hallinan03302010.html

excerpt:

"Rhetoric all over the region is heating up.

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman first said that Israel would never return the Golan Heights to Syria, prompting Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem to comment that Israel “should not test Syria’s determination.” Lieberman responded by taking direct aim at Syrian President Bashar Assad: “In the next war, not only will you lose, but you and your family will lose the regime.”

Israel attacked Lebanon in 2006 following a Hezbollah raid that captured two Israeli soldiers. The 34-day war cost Lebanon more than 1,000 dead, and tens of billions of dollars in damage to bridges, roads, airports, and towns. But the war also saw the once-invincible Israeli Self-Defense Forces (IDF) fought to a bloody standstill, and a barrage of some 4,000 Hezbollah rockets into Israel.

Many in the Israeli military would love to re-establish the IDF’s reputation by beating up on Hezbollah, but the Shiite-based militia has broad support throughout Lebanon, as the last elections demonstrated. While the “pro-western” March 14 Movement won the most seats—largely as a result of ethnic gerrymandering—the Hezbollah bloc won the most votes. In any case, the March 14 Movement has begun to unravel with the defection of Druze leader Walid Jumblatt.

Lebanon is a deeply fractious place, but an Israeli attack would unite the country as it did in 2006. “I think they’re [Israelis] betting that there might be some division in Lebanon if there is war against us,” said Hariri, “Well, there won’t be a division in Lebanon. We will stand against Israel. We will stand with our own people.”

Lebanon’s military is no match for Israel. It has a small army and its air force consists of two grounded 1950s vintage Hawker Hunter fighter-bombers, plus a motley collection of helicopters, most of which are not operational. In the 2007 fight with Islamic extremists in Tripoli, Lebanese Army soldiers pitched bombs out of French Gazelle helicopters by hand.

As the IDF found out in 2006, however, Hezbollah is a different matter. Of course, a massive Israeli ground invasion would overwhelm the group’s militia, but any occupation of South Lebanon will conjure up old nightmares for Tel Aviv. It was Hezbollah’s roadside bombs and ambushes that drove the IDF out of the same area in 2000.

The Israelis are threatening to flatten the entire country if it comes to war—“taking off the gloves” as Israel military analyst Yisrael Katzover puts it—and they certainly have the capabilities to inflict a stunning amount of damage. But Hezbollah claims it has some thunder of its own. Hassan Nasrallah, the group’s leader, vows to bring Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport under fire if Israel bombs Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport as it did in 2006. “If you hit our ports, we will hit your ports,” Nasrallah said Feb. 21.

According to Israeli intelligence, Hezbollah has 42,000 rockets, some with the range to hit Tel Aviv and targets further south. Whether the group actually has that many rockets is unclear. Israel tends to pump up the threat its antagonists pose. In any case, Hezbollah certainly has rockets and demonstrated its ability to strike northern Israel in 2006. If Nasrallah is to be believed, it may be able to bring central Israel under fire as well.

Does the war have the potential to become regional?...."

OBAMA APPEASES ISRAEL'S FASCIST, CRIMINAL THREATS....HE IS WORSE THAN BUSH......6 WARS AND COUNTING. LONG LIVE THE WORLD' RESISTANCE, TO FASCIST ZIONISTS, FASCIST AMERICAN EMPIRE...........THIS SHIT HAS GOT TO STOP.

It boggles the mind, at the level of hypocrisy, duplictiy, crimninality used by both BUSH and OBAMA with regard to policies.

On the one hand, Obama, and his democratic liberal warhawks, Zionist whores routinely trot out their threats against Iran, and threats of sanctions BASED ON ENDLESS LIES. Looking for any reason to make illegal threats against Iran, a country that has NO NUCLEAR WEAPONS, becomes a reason FOR A COMPLETE, FASCIST, CRIMINAL WAR OF AGGRESSION, this DUPLICITOUS ASS, then allow Fascist Zionists to commit War crimes, break international laws, AND IS SILENT...LIKE A "GOOD GERMAN" APPEASING FASCIST.......OBAMA, then refuses to threaten ZIONIST NAZIS who regularly carry out illegal wars of aggression AND ACTUALLY HAVE NUCLEAR WEAPONS. WHAT A DISGUSTING HYPOCRITICAL WAR CRIMINAL PRESIDENT.

SUCH A DUPLICITOUS CRIMINAL PRESIDENT NEEDS TO BE CALLED AN ASS....WHO LIES AGAINST IRAN....AND THEN JUSTIFIES FASCISM AND AGGRESSION BY ZIONIST THUGS. The terminology Liberal imperial whore, duplicitous appeasing FASCIST...fits Obama quite nicely:

No Obama Pressure on Israel Nuclear Policy: Minister

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2010/04/14-0

OBAMA IS JUST COMPLETELY CRIMINAL, IF NOT MORE, CORRUPT, AND DUPLICITOUS AS BUSH......SMASH AMERICAN EMPIRE, SMASH WESTERN FASCIST ALLIANCES.

When your whole base turns against you, except the endless sycophants, whether of color, whether of gender, whether, whatever, YOU ARE IN SERIOUS DOO, DOO....Obama.

Daniel Ellsberg went after the imperial, criminal Nixon, and NOW HE HAS TO GO AFTER YOUR DUPLICITOUS, CRIMINAL ASS:

“Our President Is Deceiving the American Public”

http://www.zcommunications.org/our-president-is-deceiving-the-american-p...

EXCERPT:

"AMY GOODMAN: Dan Ellsberg—
DANIEL ELLSBERG: So those estimates are illusory. You could double them.

AMY GOODMAN: Military officials in Kabul have admitted US and NATO troops have killed thirty Afghans and wounded eighty others in or near military checkpoints since last summer. In no instance did the victims prove to be a danger to troops. In a recent videoconference, military commander General Stanley McChrystal said, “We have shot an amazing number of people, but to my knowledge, none has ever proven to be a threat.” Your response to this?

DANIEL ELLSBERG: That’s an amazingly, amazingly candid assessment by McChrystal. I’ll give him credit for saying that. He also, for the first time, talks about wanting to reduce civilian casualties. But by increasing the number of US troops over there greatly and increasing the number of engagements, even if you reduce the rate of civilian deaths per engagement, the overall effect is going to be that you’re killing the relatives of people who are going to enlist in the insurgency.
You’re talking about a country, like Vietnam, that has 2,000 years of a tradition, and not just of self-image, but of actual success, in ejecting foreign invaders. They aren’t organized for much there. You could say it’s a state of disorganization, valley by valley and tribe by tribe. They’re ideally organized for ejecting control by foreigners, and even control by a central government—that’s somewhat unlike Vietnam—controlled by Kabul, even if Kabul were to clean up its act, which is—means to transform its nature altogether.
One of Eikenberry’s points is that there is no basis for assuming that Karzai, at this point in his life, is going to change his nature or the nature of his government. By the way, that was in secret cables to the President. That’s like the Pentagon Papers. In public testimony, what we heard from Eikenberry in front of Congress was, “Oh, I fully support McChrystal’s program,” which he had just demolished in secret. “I fully support the program. I have every confidence.” In short, like any official working for the President, after the President had made his decision, Eikenberry lied, or, at any rate, he contradicted his secret testimony. And what Congress should do is simply bring him back and let him clarify the difference between his secret cables, which were published on the New York Times archive, which anyone can get, and his public testimony and give him a chance to tell the truth and resign.

ANJALI KAMAT: Dan Ellsberg, your leaking of the Pentagon Papers helped bring the Vietnam War to an end. What do you think needs to happen now to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?

DANIEL ELLSBERG: Congress, somehow, has to be brought to have the courage to follow its convictions and cut off the funding for the wars, for escalation, in particular. Barbara Lee, the one congressperson who had the guts to vote against the Tonkin Gulf Resolution with respect to Afghanistan back in 2001, pointing out that it had been done without—like the Tonkin Gulf Resolution years before, without hearings, without debate, without evidence, just a blank check to the President—one person in Congress who did that, now has a bill—I think it’s 3966 3699, something like that—calling for cutting off appropriations for further escalation in Afghanistan. And that bill, that appropriations lie ahead.
The head of the Appropriations Committee, David Obey, Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, Harry Reid in the Senate have all said they oppose further escalation, just like Eikenberry, the general who is our ambassador in Afghanistan. But does that mean they will vote against the appropriations that send those people over there to die and to kill? No, very, very unlikely. But some of their colleagues will.

AMY GOODMAN: We have ten seconds.

DANIEL ELLSBERG: And if we press our colleagues that that’s what we want, ultimately that’s the way the war can be ended. The only way the Vietnam could have been ended was by Congress cutting off the money. It’s the only way this war will be ended, and it will take a very long time—
AMY GOODMAN: Dan Ellsberg, we have to leave it there.

DANIEL ELLSBERG: —in what I call Vietnamistan.

AMY GOODMAN: We have to leave it there, but we will continue the conversation and put it online at democracynow.org. Dan Ellsberg—Henry Kissinger called him “the most dangerous man in America.”

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