“Given the gathering threat posed by…Iran, now is the time to strengthen ties with Israel…”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“In the same week that Ambassador Gutman excused anti-Semitism because of Israel’s refusal to accommodate Palestinian demands, President Obama’s Secretary of Defense ranted that the Israelis must get back to the ‘d*** table’ for negotiations, and his Secretary of State insinuated that Israel’s democracy is less than viable because of gender-related debates between religious and secular segments of Israeli society. The long and ugly history of anti-Semitism has seen all too many episodes of apologists justifying hatred of the Jews. Given the gathering threat posed by the brutal regime in Iran, now is the time to strengthen ties with Israel...

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“I will reaffirm as a vital national interest Israel’s existence as a Jewish state.”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“As President, my policies will be very different. I will travel to Israel on my first foreign trip. I will reaffirm as a vital national interest Israel’s existence as a Jewish state.”

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“Obama has immeasurably set back the prospect of peace in the Middle East.”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“These actions have emboldened Palestinian hard-liners who now are poised to form a unity government with terrorist Hamas and feel they can bypass Israel at the bargaining table. President Obama has immeasurably set back the prospect of peace in the Middle East.”

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“[Obama] chastised Israel, but said little about the…Hamas rockets raining into its skies”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“No, over the past three years, President Obama has instead chastened Israel. In his inaugural address to the United Nations, the President chastised Israel, but said little about the thousands of Hamas rockets raining into its skies. He’s publicly proposed that Israel adopt indefensible borders. He’s insulted its Prime Minister. And he’s been timid and weak in the face of the existential threat of a nuclear Iran.”

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“[Obama] has not found it in his interest to visit Israel, our ally, our friend…”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“Yet in three years, [Obama] has not found it in his interest to visit Israel, our ally, our friend, the sole Middle East nation that fully shares our values, the nation in President Truman's words, that is an “embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.”

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“The military option [on Iran] is on the table”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"In his first 100 days, make clear that the military option [on Iran] is on the table by ordering the regular presence of an aircraft carrier task force in both the Eastern Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf region simultaneously. He will also begin talks with Israel to increase military coordination and assistance and enhance intelligence sharing."

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“[Assad is a] vicious dictator, a killer, and a proxy for Iran”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“[Assad is a] vicious dictator, a killer, and a proxy for Iran… [Romney would] pursue a strategy of isolating and pressuring the regime to increase likelihood of a peaceful transition to a legitimate government.”

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“Reduce assistance to the Palestinians if they continue to pursue United Nations recognition”

Posted on January 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“He will make clear to the Palestinians that the unilateral attempt to decide issues that are designated for final negotiations is unacceptable. The United States will reduce assistance to the Palestinians if they continue to pursue United Nations recognition or form a unity government that includes Hamas.”

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