posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 05:41 AM
Can you believe it?
Well, the Israeli ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, has stated that he thinks the IDF deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for the way in which they have
conducted themselves in this current war with Hamas. I don't know about you, but the killings of over 600 people shouldn't qualify someone for the
awarding of a Nobel Peace Prize, in my opinion.
I can't believe he had the gall to say the following, especially when the UN is currently convening on what actions (if any) they should take against
Israel for alleged war crimes:
Speaking at this year’s Christians United for Israel gala, Israeli ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer claimed that, contrary to what
human rights groups and the United Nations have claimed, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has conducted its assault on Hamas in Gaza with such caution
and care for civilian lives that it deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for “unimaginable restraint.”
“Some are shamelessly accusing Israel of genocide and would put us in the dock for war crimes,” Dermer said during a speech that was repeatedly
interrupted by protestors. “But the truth is that the Israeli Defense Forces should be given the Nobel Peace Prize … for fighting with
Dermer went on to compare Israel’s warfare with that of the United Kingdom during World War II, arguing that while he had no interest in criticizing
Winston Churchill for his decision to repeatedly bomb civilians in Germany, the nearly 70-year-old historical example was a reminder that, when it
comes to protecting civilian life, Israel could be doing much worse.
“[N]o one should accept criticism of Israel for acting with restraint that has not been shown and would not be shown by any nation on Earth,”
Dermer continued. “I especially will not tolerate criticism of my country at a time when Israeli soldiers are dying so that innocent Palestinians
I think this guy lives on another planet. Comparing Israel's situation to that of Britain's in WW2. Stating that he won't tolerate criticism because
Israeli soldiers are dying for the lives of innocent Palestinians. I mean, this guy seems to have some serious issues contemplating reality. Not to
mention that these comments only display his perspective on the situations currently taking place...
That said, in regards to his statement about the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the IDF, i only have one thing to say:
Considering the outright questionable awardings of previous Nobel Peace Prizes (Obama...), it actually wouldn't surprise me if they ever did present
one to the IDF...
edit on 23-7-2014 by daaskapital because: (no reason given)