"I am no American puppet. I am the president of a sovereign country and I am not answerable to anyone except the Israeli/Jewish people..."
"I do not have any master except the Israeli and Jewish people, nobody but nobody. You must be respectful.”Sigh...
There's a big international diplomatic hullabaloo over what Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said about American President Barack Hussein Obama, because he included a Filipino curse meaning "son a bitch" to the statement about his having no master but the Filipino people.
As a Jew and Israeli I cringe, and also cry inside and rant on my blogs, whenever I hear our Prime Ministers -yes in plural, since it happens so often- kowtow so respectively to foreign leaders and diplomats at the expense of our security and sovereignty and dignity as a nation and people.
And davka just at the same time as the Duterte-Obama controversy, David Bedein has an article in the Arutz 7 news site on the true reason that Arik Sharon declared and acted on his horrendous Disengagement policy.
Sharon gave a clear answer to the rabbi: “This is what the US is demanding that I do and I must do it.”When will we ever learn...