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US Ousts Israel From Counterterrorism Forum
Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/6/12 | Rachel Hirshfeld

Posted on 06/10/2012 3:50:19 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

The United States blocked Israel's participation in the Global Counterterrorism Forum's (GCTF) first meeting in Istanbul on Friday, despite Israel's having one of the most extensive counterterrorism experiences in the world.

Israel was excluded from the meeting due to fierce objections by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a Washington-based source told Globes news.

According the State Department’s website, the GCTF, which was established in September 2011, aims at “strengthening the global counterterrorism (CT) architecture in a manner that complements and reinforces the CT work of existing multilateral bodies.”

Twenty-nine countries are participating in the GCTF, ten of which are Arab and/or Muslim countries.

"The GCTF sought from the outset to bridge old and deep divides in the international community between Western donor nations and Muslim majority nations. And it has, I think, done that quite effectively," a top US official said at the press briefing prior to the opening session.

Republican politicians claim that since one third of the GCTF's members are Muslim countries, the Obama administration is trying to deepen ties with the Muslim world at Israel's expense, Globes noted.

"Our idea with the GCTF was to bring together a limited number of traditional donors, front line states, and emerging powers develop a more robust, yet representative, counterterrorism capacity-building platform. A number of our close partners with considerable experience countering and preventing terrorism are not included among the GCTF’s founding members,” a State Department spokesman said in response to questions about Israel's exclusion from the GCTF.

"We have discussed the GCTF and ways to involve Israel in its activities on a number of occasions, and are committed to making this happen," he added.

Pro-Israeli sources say that the Obama administration decided to ignore the fact that Turkey, which has a key role in the GCTF...

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(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: istanbul; oust; turkey
Good. Now they can't tell the terrorists how we manage to fight them.

Must sleep. Nearly 2 am Jerusalem time. More incredibly stupid things happening all over the world. Can't stop posting. Pant. Pant. Pant.

1 posted on 06/10/2012 3:50:35 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

Is this thread live???


2 posted on 06/10/2012 3:56:26 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: Eleutheria5
Good. Now they can't tell the terrorists how we manage to fight them.

Israel was informing terrorists of U.S. plans?

Seems dubious.

Oh, maybe "they" = U.S. and "we" = Israel. Is that it?

3 posted on 06/10/2012 3:58:03 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: SuperLuminal
Ok...

Getting back to the article...Probably just as well...The leaker-in-chief would have spilled his guts on anything significant learned from the Israelis...

4 posted on 06/10/2012 3:59:13 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: Izzy Dunne

They = Turkey. We = Israel.


5 posted on 06/10/2012 3:59:39 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Hussein is insane.


6 posted on 06/10/2012 4:00:38 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Eleutheria5

JERKS!

But.......we knew that already, didn’t we?


7 posted on 06/10/2012 4:01:57 PM PDT by Flintlock (THE TRUTH: It's the new hate speech..)
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To: Eleutheria5

JERKS!

But.......we knew that already, didn’t we?


8 posted on 06/10/2012 4:02:05 PM PDT by Flintlock (THE TRUTH: It's the new hate speech..)
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To: Eleutheria5; SJackson
Republican politicians claim that since one third of the GCTF's members are Muslim countries, the Obama administration is trying to deepen ties with the Muslim world at Israel's expense...

OMG - is Obama nuts?

9 posted on 06/10/2012 4:03:27 PM PDT by GOPJ (Take your little hammer, little sickle and your scary red signs with a fist on it, and go home...)
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To: SuperLuminal
The leaker-in-chief would have spilled his guts on anything significant learned from the Israelis...

I think the Israelis are on to him...

10 posted on 06/10/2012 4:09:35 PM PDT by GOPJ (Take your little hammer, little sickle and your scary red signs with a fist on it, and go home...)
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To: Eleutheria5

“I (God) will bless those who bless you (Israel) and will curse those who curse you”

(Gen 12:3)


11 posted on 06/10/2012 4:10:52 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Eleutheria5

Another reason for the Jews to vote for obamma and the demoRats! The American Jews are not faithful to the nation of Israel. The group as a whole, with few individual exceptions, are Benedict Arnolds!


12 posted on 06/10/2012 4:13:05 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Eleutheria5

Hope I live long enough to see the Turkish military rediscover their cojones and drag Erdogan to Anitkabir to hang him.


13 posted on 06/10/2012 4:14:42 PM PDT by GreyHoundSailor
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To: rawhide

If American Jews did in fact vote on the basis of what is good for the State of Israel, they would be bashed just as often on FR for being traitors to America. They can’t win, which is why they have no problem just ignoring outsiders’ arguments.


14 posted on 06/10/2012 4:23:19 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Eleutheria5

re: “US Ousts Israel From Counterterrorism Forum”

That’s the ticket - remove the smartest counterterrorism intelligence service from the “Counterterrorism forum”. Obama’s administration is suicidal - the problem is he is going to take us down with him.


15 posted on 06/10/2012 4:33:13 PM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: Eleutheria5

Donor nations vs Moslem nations? I guess the donors are trying to pay off the terrorists.


16 posted on 06/10/2012 4:52:10 PM PDT by Ingtar ("As the light begins to fade in the city on the hill")
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To: Eleutheria5

The US should have said:

“If Israel is out, the USA is out - so adios.”


17 posted on 06/10/2012 4:53:38 PM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: Eleutheria5

And so it begins... Wait until we abandon them at the UN after the election.


18 posted on 06/10/2012 4:58:12 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Eleutheria5
"Twenty-nine countries are participating in the GCTF, ten of which are Arab and/or Muslim countries. "

And those ten are there as spies!...

19 posted on 06/10/2012 5:44:52 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Eleutheria5
Who: The 30 founding members of the GCTF are: Algeria, Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Morocco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates,the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Nuttin' to see here; just move along all you Islamaphobes, Infadels and Kafur.

20 posted on 06/10/2012 5:45:37 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Eleutheria5

Another Obama bow to his brotherhood.


21 posted on 06/10/2012 5:57:51 PM PDT by moovova (Michelle Obama is a community snacktivist.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Some news this past week from some of the countries Dear Leader welcomed in this "Conference.:

Nigeria: Muslims attack two churches, murdering three and wounding dozens

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/06/nigeria-muslims-attack-two-churches-murdering-three-and-wounding-dozens.html

Turkey: New law requires Islamic prayer rooms in all shopping malls, movie theaters, and other public spaces such as theaters and operas

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/06/turkey-new-law-requires-islamic-prayer-rooms-in-all-shopping-malls-movie-theaters-and-other-public-s.html

Egyptian "Honor": Brothers Butcher Mother, Sister, and Aunt

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/06/egyptian-honor-brothers-butcher-mother-sister-and-aunt.html

Indonesian jihadist asks Muslims not to commit jihad at home: "If you want to do jihad, do it in another country such as Palestine, where Islamic people need help"

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/06/indonesian-jihadist-asks-muslims-not-to-commit-jihad-at-home-if-you-want-to-do-jihad-do-it-in-anothe.html

Egypt: Hundreds of men assault and molest women holding demo against sexual harassment

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/06/egypt-hundreds-of-men-assault-and-molest-women-holding-demo-against-sexual-harassment.html

Indonesia's Sharia province to ban sales of tight clothing

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/06/indonesias-sharia-province-to-ban-sales-of-tight-clothing.html

"Bomb kills eight at Pakistani madrassa,"

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/06/pakistan-islamophobes-murder-eight-with-bomb-at-madrassa----no-wait.html

22 posted on 06/10/2012 6:15:41 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Eleutheria5

How long could it be for John Bolton to become the Sec. of State, and deal with this crap like a grown-up??


23 posted on 06/10/2012 6:58:26 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Eleutheria5

How long could it be for John Bolton to become the Sec. of State, and deal with this crap like a grown-up??


24 posted on 06/10/2012 6:58:40 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Eleutheria5

0 is setting up a caliphate

Have you seen this ?

Jerusalem to become Egypt’s capital under Mursi’s rule, says Muslim cleric

Thursday, 07 June 2012
http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/06/07/219272.html

This is the real face of Islam , this is what the news in America is hiding from Americans while they run cover for 0. This is what 0 and his buddies have done to Egypt with their meddling . If Mursi is elected this month war can not be very far off . This is his fault


25 posted on 06/10/2012 7:41:19 PM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: rawhide
"The American Jews are not faithful to the nation of Israel."

They are American citizens and should be loyal to the USA. However, they should also be loyal to the ideals of Israel and the USA, such as life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. You can't be a Democrat and hold those ideals in high regard. The two are mutually exclusive.

26 posted on 06/10/2012 8:19:45 PM PDT by Batrachian
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Obama bows down to Saudi King | American Thinker | April 02, 2009 | Clarice Feldman | Posted on 04/02/2009 8:19:47 AM PDT by rdb3
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27 posted on 06/10/2012 9:40:06 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Israel was excluded from the meeting due to fierce objections by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Thanks Eleutheria5.


28 posted on 06/10/2012 9:52:00 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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29 posted on 06/12/2012 5:11:34 AM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, M Obama)
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