Meet Obama’s Middle East Envoy

B. Hussein has surrounded himself with yet another Arab who is hostile to Israel. In the case of former Senator George Mitchell, he’s only half Arab, as his mother was a Lebanese immigrant. But the the hatred of Israel is there nonetheless.

To refresh the memory of the reader: In late October, 2000, US president Clinton appointed an international investigation commission to investigate the causes of renewed massive violence in Israel, naming an Arab American and former US Senator, George Mitchell, as its chairman, and a Jewish-American, also a former US senator, Warren Rudman, to the panel, together with three prominent European diplomats.

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The Mitchell commission accepted as a given that the PLO-led riots were based on a movement for “independence and genuine self-determination”, without giving credence to the clearly stated PLO goal, stated in all PLO publications, maps and media outlets, even during the current Oslo process, which remains “liberation” of all of Palestine.

For some reason, the Mitchell Commission characterized the rioters armed with molotov cocktails as “unarmed Palestinian demonstrators”. a term that they seemed to have borrowed from several PLO information reports that were published at the time..

The Mitchell Commission took the position that Israel’s security forces did not face a clear a present danger when faced with a mob trying to kill them with rocks and firebombs

The Mitchell Commission made no mention that the PA has amassed 50,000 more weapons than they are supposed to have, in clear violation of the written Oslo accords,.

The Mitchell Commission surprisingly accepted the notion that the Palestinian Authority security officials are simply not in control of their own tightly controlled security services,

The Mitchell Commission would not consider reliable li intelligence reports which documented that the Palestinian Authority had planned the uprising, and did not relate to documentation which showed that the PA spent past seven years preparing its media, school system and security services for a violent confrontation with Israel.

The Mitchell Commission described as an Israeli “view” that the PA leadership has made no real effort to prevent anti-Israeli terrorism, ignoring the consistent incitement that Arafat has conveyed to his own media for the previous seven years.

The Mitchell Commission also rejected Israel’s characterization of the conflict, as “armed conflict short of war”; (How else would you describe an army that fires mortar rounds into Israeli cities?)

The Mitchell Commission also condemned the IDF killing of PLO combat officers during a time of war, without giving an alternative as to what actions the IDF is supposed to take in any such military confrontation.

Instead of issuing a clear call to the PLO to stop sniper attacks on Israel’s roads and highways, the Mitchell Commission simply “condemned the positioning of gunmen within or near civilian dwellings”, leaving the observer to assume that PLO attacks from empty embankments would be acceptable.

The Mitchell Commission suggested that “the IDF should consider withdrawing to positions held before September 28, 2000, …to reduce the number of friction points”, ignoring the fact that this would leave entry points to many Israeli cities without appropriate protection during a time of war.

The Mitchell Commission also demanded that Israel should transfer to the PA all tax revenues owed, and permit Palestinians who had been employed in Israel to return to their jobs, strangely recommending that Israel once again be in the position of paying the salaries of armed PLO personnel who were at war with Israel.

Meanwhile, the Mitchell Commission took a page out of Arab propaganda when it called on Israeli “security forces and settlers to refrain from the destruction of homes and roads, as well as trees and other agricultural property in Palestinian areas”, and would not relate to the possibility that some of the trees and agricultural land had been razed may have been provided cover to PA security forces during combat.

The Mitchell Commission also accepted the notion that “settlers and settlements in their midst” remains a cause of the Palestinian uprising, because these Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria violate “the spirit of the Oslo process”, even though not one word appears in the actual Oslo accords would require the dismemberment of a single Israeli settlement.

In conclusion, the Mitchell Commission drew a strange comparison between “settlement activities” and the Palestinian ability to resume negotiations, so long as “settlement activities” continue, introducing an excuse for the PLO to continue its armed conflict.

In short, the Mitchell Commission Report drove a nail into the coffin of any credibility that George Mitchell can ever have as a Middle East envoy.

Already, I can see that this Administration is going to be the most Muslim terrorist friendly one in American history.

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5 responses to “Meet Obama’s Middle East Envoy

  1. No surprises on any of this. Obama has gone out of his way to send a number of signals, including his decision to use of his middle name when sworn in as President, noting that it would send a message to the Muslim world regarding his sympathies and a step toward normalization of relations, his selection of many of those who he has surrounded himself with, both during his campaign and now in his administration. And now, he makes it a priority to sign an executive order to shut down Gitmo within a year. This, without doing a thorough investigation of the state of things there nor any real plan as to what to do with detainees, nor with any plan with what to do with those we may capture in the future, and with a bent that signals he intends to treat detainees more as civil cases than as those that should be treated as war crimes. Here’s a taste of what’s to come:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090123/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/guantanamo_al_qaida

    It’s going to be a long 4 years. I hope and pray we will all survive to see the end of it.

  2. Sorry, grammatical mess of a post. In a rush and not proof reading….

  3. Anyone who thinks Obama’s anti-Semitism will stop with the destruction of Israel–his first and foremost political goal, doubtless formed during his childhood in Indonesia–is someone who was sufficiently criminally stupid to vote for him in the first place.

  4. Agreed!

  5. As a person of Jewish origin, and very proud of my heritage, I find the attitudes on this site disgusting. It’s very similar to Jewwatch in it’s approach. You ought to be ashamed of yourselves. You sound so similar to those Muslim hate-sites, it’s frightening. Please get over yourselves. I would imagine you all voted originally for Bush, and believed every word of his “Weapons of Mass Destruction” and his “Axis of Evil” and I’ll bet you voted for Mccain in the last election, with his “No, my dear, Mr Obama is no Muslim – he’s a decent human being”. Your invective is uninformed and paranoid. Maybe you can rename this site to the “Jew Klux Klan”

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