President calls Tehran an “evil, cruel, morally corrupt regime” that must be stopped; ahead of Obama meeting, he asserts there is “no space” between J’lem, Washington on Iranian issue.
ed note–remember as you read these words from Peres, as he makes the claim that Iran is ‘trying to control the Middle East’, the words that the Jews use in justifying their position in the region–
…On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abraham, saying “To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river Euphrates”… Genesis, 15:18
God spoke unto us saying, ‘Go to the hill-country and all the places nigh thereunto… in the Arabah, the hill-country and in the Lowland… in the South and by the sea-shore, the land of the Canaanites, and Lebanon, as far as the great river, the river Euphrates…Go in therefore and possess the land which the Lord swore unto your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, unto them and to their seed after them… Deuteronomy 1:6–8
Every place whereon the sole of your foot shall tread shall be yours, from the wilderness, and Lebanon, from the river Euphrates, even unto the hinder sea shall be your border…Deuteronomy 11:24
…From the wilderness, and this Lebanon, even unto the great river, the Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the Great Sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your border…Joshua 1:4
Now please, someone tell me again, JUST WHO is trying to ‘control’ the Middle East???????????????????????????
Iran aims to control the Middle East, thereby controlling a major part of the world’s economy, President Shimon Peres told the AIPAC Conference in Washington Sunday, asserting that Tehran “must be stopped, and it will be stopped.” Using especially harsh rhetoric against Iran’s rulers, the president called the Iranian government an “evil, cruel, morally corrupt regime” based on destruction, adding that it is “an affront to human dignity.” Tehran is the central sponsor and financier of world terrorism, he added, charging that it threatens Berlin, Madrid, Delhi and Bangkok, in a reference to recent attacks against Israel diplomats in India and Thailand.
Noting Israel’s experience with the horrors of war, Peres assured that peace is always the first choice but warned that if Israel is forced to fight, “trust me … We shall prevail.”
Shooting down Cold War comparisons regarding the Iranian threat, the elder Israeli statesman said the policy of containment was not suitable and reiterated that all options are on the table. The United States and Israel, he added, share the same goals vis-a-vis Iran – preventing its proliferation of nuclear weapons.
“There is no space between us,” he emphasized, hours before sitting down with the US president. Peres also addressed his vision of Israel’s democracy and its historic relationship with the United States. Israel has been forced to exercise its right to defend itself through every decade of its existence, Peres told AIPAC Conference attendees, noting that “no day of war ever interrupted a day of democracy.”
Comparing the Jewish state to the United States, the president said Israel was born as an idea and in defiance of history, describing how both countries have created “a new world by drawing on the values of the past and the innovations of the future.” Peres also expressed his personal pride in Jerusalem’s alliance with Washington, along with his pride in being Jewish and Israeli. Noting the support of AIPAC and American Jewry, he extolled the “dedication and excellence” of the organization and specifically the younger generation in attendance, telling them “the future belongs to you.”