He used crude, graphically sexual language to describe what would" turn him on" to the US's Secretary of State, Condeleezza Rice. No, he wasn't "hitting on her." He was explaining what he thought the United States should do to the State of Israel. He said that Israel needed to "be raped."
“I did say that in general, Israel wants to be raped - I did use that word -— by the U.S., and I myself have long felt Israel needed more vigorous U.S. intervention in the affairs of the Middle East.”Landau, often outspoken in his views, is a bit of an anomaly in Israeli society in that he is a native Brit editing Israel’s oldest newspaper and an observant Jew (and former yeshiva student) with decidedly left-wing views.
He told The Jewish Week that the context of his remarks was that each of the dinner attendees spoke of Israel’s challenges, and when it was his turn he pointed out that since 1967, Israel has failed to resolve its territorial conflicts with the Palestinians.“I told [Rice] that it had always been my wet dream to address the secretary of state” on these vital matters, he said. (complete article)
As you see, Landau's clarification is no better.