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Hague: Israel losing support in UK over settlements
Yedioth Ahronoth News ^ | 05.24.13, 10:16 | (Ynet)

Posted on 05/24/2013 12:22:59 PM PDT by Olog-hai

British Foreign Secretary William Hague, who is currently visiting Israel, said in an interview with Sky News that Israel has lost some support in Britain and in other European countries due to its settlement construction policy.

He warned that the window of opportunity for Israel and the Palestinians to agree to form a two-state solution was closing fast. …

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; antizionism; eussr; onestatecaliphate; palestinians; settlements; twostatesolution; williamhague
Another Tory In Name Only. Go join Labour or the LibDems, Mr. Hague, and stop with the lies about “settlements” and the moribund-since-1947 “two-state solution”.
1 posted on 05/24/2013 12:22:59 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The Brits are concerned about settlements? Like Northern Ireland, Gibralter?


2 posted on 05/24/2013 12:34:34 PM PDT by AU72
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To: Olog-hai

The UK is being taken over by the Muslims. It is only a matter of time before the UK declares Israel to be a rogue state, anyways.


3 posted on 05/24/2013 12:35:25 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: AU72
That question is in what context, now . . . ?


4 posted on 05/24/2013 12:37:44 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Losing support of anti-Semites? BOO FREAKIN HOO! Just because Lawrence of Arabia took it up the butt from Arabs doesn’t mean Israel has to. Go to Hades, Hague - and worry about the Muslim swine beheading Britons on your very streets!


5 posted on 05/24/2013 12:39:01 PM PDT by montag813 (Nothing)
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To: Olog-hai
Israel has lost some support in Britain and in other European countries due to its settlement construction policy

The Foreign Secretary's motives might be suspect, but he is 100% correct. That doesn't mean that Israel's settlement policy is wrong.

It means that Israel is losing the propaganda war, a war that might have been unwinnable in the first place.

6 posted on 05/24/2013 12:43:38 PM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: montag813; Olog-hai
Hague:


7 posted on 05/24/2013 12:44:59 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: Olog-hai

There is no such place as Palestine....it is an imaginary state cooked up by Jordon and the other Arab nations in protest of the UN doctrine creating the state of Israel. Israel should clear all the so called Palestinians out...deport them to neighboring Arab nations and take that property as spoils of war!!!


8 posted on 05/24/2013 12:50:44 PM PDT by ontap
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To: Olog-hai

Sorry to have to say, the UK is going down the tubes anyway (especially with the rotting out of so much of its Christian faith, plus of course the horrible immigration problem its political elite has created for the good British people).

Isr would certainly like to maintain good relations with UK but if UK goes into the Islamo-Nazi camp, Isr won’t be able to help prevent that. The Jewish people in UK should move to Israel ASAP! History has a strong tendency to repeat itself and you do have to remember the massacre of York, the expulsion, the White Paper, and all the rest. UK has contributed so much to Western civilization but countries CAN and DO deteriorate. Heads up, Brits! (and all the best to you, we are praying for you...)


9 posted on 05/24/2013 12:51:10 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: ontap

Jordan isn’t involved in “Palestine” that I can see. The “Palestinians” want to annex Jordan though.


10 posted on 05/24/2013 1:01:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Why yes, the Brits have always displayed such friendliness towards the Jews, always. Not. Seems they are much more fond of Arabs disemboweling and beheading their citizens and soldiers, while supporting enormous Arab/Muslim families in their country with public funds, including supplying them housing and medical care. So this is something to really, really worry about.


11 posted on 05/24/2013 1:03:03 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Depends on what kind of Brits you mean. You think the Brits of today would have been behind the Balfour Declaration, especially given their attitude towards “settlements” today?


12 posted on 05/24/2013 1:04:43 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Couldn’t be the growing population of knife-wielding Jihadists.


13 posted on 05/24/2013 1:08:21 PM PDT by Viennacon
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14 posted on 05/24/2013 1:10:27 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

No, it isnt.


15 posted on 05/24/2013 1:14:39 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: montag813

The British people are not antisemites and never have been, in fact the UK is one of the few European nations that has rejected (from the 1920’s and 30’s to today) anti-semitism and fascism. The anti-israel mob in the UK are a minority of loud bigots who make themselves heard, but they dont speak for me or for most British people.

And even IF people in the UK criticise Israeli policy, its a lazy argument to equate criticism of Israel with antisemitism. By that logic, the fact I think Obama is utterly useless means I am a racist. Or anti-american.


16 posted on 05/24/2013 1:18:46 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Those Brits you sneer at wrote the Balfour Declaration, took in tens of thousands of Jewish German refugees, stood alone against the Nazis whilst America stood by (and in fact stopped Jewish refugees from entering the US), liberated Belsen, and saved the lives of millions of Jews.


17 posted on 05/24/2013 1:21:08 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: Olog-hai

Not sure quite what you’re getting at, specifically what part of the Balfour declaration you’re referring to, and I am not an expert on the particulars of same.

Brits have very little, if any love for Jews. It’s...genetic or something. They are suppressed anti-Semites, IMHO. What they dislike about Jews, I do not know, but I’d assume it’s kind of the Euro thing, that most of the various nationalities seem to think that Jews are such good businessmen that they must be taking advantage of others. Envy, in other words. Born, perhaps, of the generally rigid class structure of most Euro societies. If you’re born poor, you die poor, and how dare you aspire upwards, it makes everyone else look bad.

They can have it. But regardless of the nuances, Brits are very widely anti-Semitic (which makes no sense because the Arabs they love are Semites) and so I conclude they are by and large anti-Jew. I believe most Jews understand the antipathy and in a chagrined way, accept this on the part of the Brits like they get it from most other groups.


18 posted on 05/24/2013 1:23:35 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: the scotsman

Israeli policy being falsely criticized (and I have never heard a single legitimate criticism) is most definitely antisemitic, especially in light of the goals of the “Palestinians” and also due to the fact that Israel is primarily a Jewish state. It’s not equivalent to a negative opinion of Obama (more often than not, being wholly legitimate) being a display of anti-Americanism.


19 posted on 05/24/2013 1:23:56 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

If that were wholly true, then they would have sided with the Nazis during WWII.

(I am aware of antisemitic propaganda such as “Hugh of Lincoln”, which was a blood-libel event that occurred in the 1200s, prominent enough for Chaucer to have mentioned it.)


20 posted on 05/24/2013 1:27:33 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Exactly. Britain and the other European countries are slowly (or not so slowly) being settled by Muslims. Have they noticed that yet? Methinks yes, but their solution is to blame Israel. If only Israel would go away, everything would be okay again. [/s]


21 posted on 05/24/2013 1:27:43 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

An utter and disgusting lie.

The Jewish population of Great Britain lives happily without any major anti-semitism. In fact, Judaism is openly celebrated as a long standing and vibrant part of British culture.

British TV ran pro-Jewish documentaries across all five of its network channels last year. Did America?.

British Jewish entertainers, writers, politicians and businesspeople openly celebrate their Jewishness. The London East End Jew, with his sharp wit and mouth is as well loved and known a cultural icon as the Glaswegian or the Cockney.

The current British Prime Minister is part Jewish. As is the deputy PM. As is the leader of the opposition party(Labour). So you have Jewish-descended people in the three most important political positions in the UK.

Are Obama, Biden and Romney Jewish?......

Your post is disgusting. The comments about Britain are simply obnoxious. They are a disgusting slander on the vast, vast majority of the British people. Who are no more antisemitic than their American cousins.

The UK is the nation that rejected the naked antisemitism of the 1930’s Fascists, and continues to reject the antisemitism of the BNP and other fringe neo-nazi parties and groups. The nation that stood alone against Hitler, while America and others stood by. And the nation that liberated Belsen and saved Jewish lives.

To suggest that the British people are antisemitic OR that the jews of Britain are victims of mass cultural or physical antisemitism is a downright and disgusting lie.


22 posted on 05/24/2013 1:32:11 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman

Then your countrymen need to grow a spine and stop electing Labour Party and start electing people like Lady Thatcher. Much like we need to stop electing the metrosexual who promises to put the most people on the dole.


23 posted on 05/24/2013 1:36:46 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: the scotsman

P.S. A recent poll says that 1 in 10 young people in England are Muslims. Friend, you are being invaded.


24 posted on 05/24/2013 1:37:48 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: the scotsman

I know what you say is true, and I know several elders who emigrated as children (thru Harwich, a port I have been to a dozen times because I worked on a ship and reprovisioned many many times in Harwich) to England and were settled out in the countryside... although the numbers are not “millions”.

That they did this is a historical fact I am grateful for and would never deny. But I have NEVER heard ONE comment favorable to the Jews from any Brit. The Zionism issue and Jews as people or as a religion are to me separate issues though they both have my unequivocal support.


25 posted on 05/24/2013 1:38:45 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: the scotsman
And even IF people in the UK criticise Israeli policy, its a lazy argument to equate criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism

I knew you would chime in with your usual blather, and so you have. Israel-bashing damn well IS anti-Semitism, and those who do it most always seem to hate Jews the most (what a coincidence!). There's no "policy" here exc ept denying Israel its own land, and supporting the LIE of "Palestine". These are just Arabs. There are 22 Arab states these squatters can move to. There is only ONE Jewish State.

26 posted on 05/24/2013 1:43:06 PM PDT by montag813 (Nothing)
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To: the scotsman

If that statement is a lie, then each and every salient experience I had while living in the UK for a year and a half, plus about ten months working on ships with mostly British engineering crew and many English musicians (and, by the way, not the Scotch nor the Irish folks I met, for some reason) without a single exception, is a lie. I’ve never heard a single kind word for the Jews from a Brit. But I’m OK with it, I accept it.


27 posted on 05/24/2013 1:46:02 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: the scotsman

Canada stood with em.


28 posted on 05/24/2013 1:55:34 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Oh, there will be bigots. But to say all British or the British people are anti-semitic is nonsense and frankly offensive. As offensive as me saying Americans are antisemitic.


29 posted on 05/24/2013 1:56:36 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: montag813

Again, the anti-israeli mob are a minority and do not speak for the British people, who are not and have never been an antisemitic people, be they Scots, Welsh, Irish or English.

Dont let their loud voices fool you. Remember that comment about empty vessels.


30 posted on 05/24/2013 1:58:49 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: Bulwyf

You stood by us in 1914, 1939. And thank you for it.
And you almost keep quiet about it.


31 posted on 05/24/2013 2:00:15 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman

Once in a while I like to remind some folks that Canadians have stood for freedom too. We will again when the time comes, which I think is soon. We can’t let freedom slip away, I will not leave my children to grow up in a fascist state.


32 posted on 05/24/2013 2:05:43 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Olog-hai
Hague: Israel losing support in UK over settlements.

Hague: American citizens losing support in Free Islamic Europe over opposition to The First Muslim...

Who gives a chit?

33 posted on 05/24/2013 2:18:41 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: the scotsman
Again, the anti-israeli mob are a minority and do not speak for the British people, who are not and have never been an antisemitic people, be they Scots, Welsh, Irish or English.

I am part Scot (father's mum from Aberdeen), and am not saying they are Jew haters. I never speak of the PEOPLE of the UK, but rather the elites, which have a massive Arab preference.

34 posted on 05/24/2013 2:20:02 PM PDT by montag813
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To: the scotsman
Again, the anti-israeli mob are a minority and do not speak for the British people, who are not and have never been an antisemitic people, be they Scots, Welsh, Irish or English.

I am part Scot (father's mum from Aberdeen), and am not saying they are Jew haters. I never speak of the PEOPLE of the UK, but rather the elites, which have a massive Arab preference.

35 posted on 05/24/2013 2:20:05 PM PDT by montag813
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To: ontap
There is no such place as Palestine....it is an imaginary state cooked up by Jordon and the other Arab nations in protest of the UN doctrine creating the state of Israel. Israel should clear all the so called Palestinians out...deport them to neighboring Arab nations and take that property as spoils of war!!!

It's documented history.

"The Palestinian people does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel for our Arab unity. In reality today there is no difference between Jordanians, Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese. Only for political and tactical reasons do we speak today about the existence of a Palestinian people, since Arab national interests demand that we posit the existence of a distinct 'Palestinian people' to oppose Zionism."
PLO executive committee member Zahir Muhsein, March 31, 1977

36 posted on 05/24/2013 2:22:02 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: montag813

Thats fine.

Some people here have said the British people are anti-semitic. I accept you dont.


37 posted on 05/24/2013 2:24:58 PM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman; montag813

I disagree. My experience with British migrants in NZ whether they are evangelical Christians of various stripes, social activists of the leftist stripe, or non-political work contacts, all have a rather unfavourable opinion of Jews in general and the State of Israel in particular. The only exception is a couple in their 70s who would have had memories of the 1940s and the Holocaust. The majority people come from all walks if life everywhere in the British Isles, and only a minority are from Fleet Street like circles, and have views from the Greens to the right-wing of the Tories.

I can’t remember how many times I’ve heard from these guys the Jews control the US foreign policies, how powerful the Jews are, how Americans in general bend over backwards towards their own Jews, how the Jews are rather still looking their eyes towards Israel, how poor those Palestinians suffered at the hands if the Israeli Jews. Even many Kiwis find their rhetoric excessive.


38 posted on 05/24/2013 6:31:36 PM PDT by NZerFromHK
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

A couple of muzzies (one a convert) of Nigerian descent murder a British serviceman and brag about it — it wasn’t going to be long before the “Conservative” party (or Labour, they’re just not in charge right now) started to dump on Israel. Thanks Olog-hai.


39 posted on 05/24/2013 7:08:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Olog-hai

Not under the present Jordanian leadership....but that was not so in the late forties!!!


40 posted on 05/24/2013 7:53:26 PM PDT by ontap
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