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Rhiannon12866

(200,972 posts)
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 12:24 AM Feb 12

Biden tells Netanyahu Rafah incursions should not go ahead without plan to ensure civilians' safety - NBC News



President Joe Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a call on Sunday morning that the Rafah incursions shouldn’t go ahead without “a credible and executable plan” to ensure the safety of the more than 1 million people sheltering there. NBC News’ Matt Bradley reports. - Aired on 02/11/2024.
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Biden tells Netanyahu Rafah incursions should not go ahead without plan to ensure civilians' safety - NBC News (Original Post) Rhiannon12866 Feb 12 OP
bibi doesn't give a shit what Biden thinks lapfog_1 Feb 12 #1
One more reason to make sure that TFG never goes near the White House again. Rhiannon12866 Feb 12 #2
I agree with you. Desert grandma Feb 12 #4
Once you say you unconditionally support someone, and take steps which RockRaven Feb 12 #3

lapfog_1

(29,058 posts)
1. bibi doesn't give a shit what Biden thinks
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 12:27 AM
Feb 12

Bibi is waiting on the second coming of Trump.

And right now, his military strikes on Gaza are HELPING that hoped for result.

Why in the hell would he stop?

Desert grandma

(800 posts)
4. I agree with you.
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 12:56 AM
Feb 12

He has no reason to stop. I think you are right...he would like TFG to return to power. They are like 2 peas in a pod. The only thing that can perhaps influence Bibi and help President Biden's approval with the Asian constituencies he needs in places like Michigan, is if Biden, along with all the major players in the region, like Egypt, Qatar, Jordan, and others, release a declaration supporting a Palestinian state in Gaza. Now THAT might make a difference. It probably won't happen, but it would show Bibi that our President is losing patience with his "over the top" actions in Gaza.

RockRaven

(14,629 posts)
3. Once you say you unconditionally support someone, and take steps which
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 12:54 AM
Feb 12

act that position out (like approving weapon sales or supporting bills with billions in US funding), you have lost your leverage to influence what they do.

This is just have-it-both-ways rhetoric for naive public consumption, unless accompanied by consequential actions (of which there is no whisper at the moment).

And so Netanyahu will do whatever he wants regardless of what Biden says.

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