Biden growing more frustrated with Netanyahu as Gaza campaign rages on

Biden growing more frustrated with Netanyahu as Gaza campaign rages on

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AbackDeckWARLORD

The US foreign policy for Israel in a nutshell:

Stop sending weapons then.

TheAlbatross

Don't really matter until he stops sending them bombs and billions tho innit

100_percent_a_bot

He already restricted visas for extremist settlers in the west bank. Making all further aid dependent on curbing the fuckery in this area is probably the way to go. It's pretty unlikely that the US can do more than delay strikes by Israel when it comes to further actions in Gaza, they don't have nearly as much control over them as everyone makes it seem.

Avatar Deceptichum

He did it for 4 people.

The order initially imposes financial sanctions and visa bans against four individuals, and US officials said they were evaluating whether to punish others involved in attacks that have intensified during the Israel-Hamas war.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/feb/01/joe-biden-expected-issue-order-israeli-settlers-west-bank-palestinians

Auntie Oedipus ✊🏰🕰️ , edited

He already restricted visas for extremist settlers in the west bank

I'll tell that to that mother in Rafah who's trying to scrape what's left of her kid into a bucket, having gone there because Israel told her it was the safe place to evacuate to after she followed Israeli orders to evacuate to Khan Younis and was bombed there as well..

Avatar ToAllPointsWest

No, but the US can sure as hell stop contributing to it. Then, they can go further and stop protecting them at the UN.

100_percent_a_bot

Why would they do that? The UN is like 50 Muslim countries, pretty much all of them theocracratic dictatorships. They usually vote as a block against Israel which is pretty bs considering there is one jewish state with one voice.

Avatar ToAllPointsWest

Israel is committing genocide, we don't give a flying fuck about their opinion

100_percent_a_bot

Assad killed like two million people in his own country, many of them with fkin nerve gas. Where are the people calling this a genocide? Where's the condemnation by the Arab league? They don't give a shit and they wouldn't say a word if it was Egypt who was taking out hamas in Gaza right now.

mathemachristian

Israel exists by the grace of the US. Cut off aid and it ceases to be.

100_percent_a_bot

Yeah.. No

Avatar livus , edited

They do though. As well as essentially paying them to do it, they sit on the UN Security Council and veto everything raised against this genocide.

dyslexicdainbroner

Looks like a plastic surgery ad…

Maalus

With the amount of surgery Biden has had, it could well be

Rentlar

C'mon... do something...

holycrap

Is he frustrated with Israel or with the political capital this is costing him?

rxbudian

It's like telling someone not to gamble while giving him money/credit for the slot machine

HootinNHollerin

Cut the bastard off completely

Auntie Oedipus ✊🏰🕰️

There seems to be this thing where the mainstream media tries to appease anti-murder voters by insisting that Joe "I Am A Zionist" Biden is really trying hard to find a solution to this and he'll get there eventually, but in the mean time his hands are tied and he has to keep picking up the tab for Israel. But like, really guys, any minute now he's gonna stop because secretly he agrees with you that this is wrong. He just can't stop now. Like, he could. He could just stop sending them money. But he can't. But he will soon. But not now. Because he can't.

Corkyskog , edited

Doesn't congress send the money? Also although I think Zionism is inherently flawed thinking, but you can be a zionist and not support genocide. Nothing about being a Zionist implies the state must grow or do anything in particular other than being a Jewish ethnostate.

A two state solution was and is the only way there will be a modicum of peace, and no, it will not be fair.

mathemachristian , edited

He bypasses congress to send military aid.

Also how do you get an ethnostate on other peoples land without genocide?

dubyakay

Don't alter the headline. He bypasses Congress by not sending aid but rather by selling the weapons. Israel is paying for it, even if it's wholesale prices on ammunition components.

mathemachristian

Thats aiding them.

HandBreadedTools

It's literally not, like actually. Google it.

That said, dude didn't illegally bypass Congress, they gave the president that authority in the 70s and expanded upon it under bush. I don't agree with it, I think he shouldn't have done it and that it shouldn't even be possible. It is absolutely something to legitimately critique Biden for, but it is not bypassing congress in some loophole thing.

NoneOfUrBusiness , edited

Zionism needs a Nakba and an Apartheid state, otherwise it wouldn't be Zionism. So no, being Zionist means in one way or another supporting genocide.

Avatar rhamzeh

The existence of that ethnostate was built on the nakba and the continued subjugation of Palestinians and their Jewish allies.

Want an ethnostate? Go take it from Germany. God knows they deserve it at least.

Zionism requires the wiping of a culture and people to replace it with another. There is form of Zionism which is not genocidal.

dangblingus

Zionism in 2024 is the belief that nobody other than Ashkenazi Jews are allowed to live in Palestine. However you get to that point, well that's just secularism! /s

RedditWanderer

These titles always make me imagine Biden waking up one morning in presidential pyjamas saying: oh man, really frustrates me! Anyways...

ShepherdPie

"Anyways... here's 50 billion dollars to buy more weapons and munitions."

Avatar Deceptichum

Let me just skip congress on this for ya.

aberrate_junior_beatnik

Oooooooh I tell you if you keep committing genocide I'm gonna get frustrated! Reeaaal frustrated!

Arthur_Leywin

Good heavens Biden is frustrated! Oh Lord what's about to happen??!!! 🤯

Heir_Of_Isildur

He's about to become dismayed

Avatar rickdg

When I give my kids a box of chocolates and tell them to take it easy.

dan42O

Strongly worded responses don’t mean anything. I’m looking for threats, nay, just complete cease of any type of support.

febra

All for the camera of course. Behind the scenes he doesn't give two craps about whatever Israel does.

dangblingus

"don't. stop. you don't need all those carbs. that cheesecake was for everyone..."

ReginaPhalange

To those wandering, WE ARE TOO! FUCK HIM SO SO SO MUCH!
WE DON'T WANT TO BE THERE ANYMORE - IT IS VERY UNLIKELY THAT ANY OF THE KIDNAPPED IS STILL ALIVE, AND EQUALLY UNLIKELY THAT HAMAS WOULD AGREE TO A DEAL. HAMAS WILL TAKE A FUCKING DECADE TO RE-ARM ITSELF , WE HAVE TOTALLY REACHED THE "IT'S POINTLESS" STAGE.

FUUUUCKKK THIS GUY AND FUCK THE ASSHOLES THAT CHOSE THOSE EXTREMELY RIGHTWING NUTJOBS

FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

LaoisheFu

He must be exploding with frustration; every second article about him is about his growing frustration. It must be frustrating to be that frustated.

Rapidcreek

Honestly, dissing Bibi is practically a national pastime in Israel now.

But that doesn't mean there's any consensus there for peace and reconciliation They're scared, and frightened people don't always do what's right. We should be able to relate, considering what we did after 9/11.

Palestinians are scared too, with good reason.

And fear, as always, is the mindkiller.

Obviously Biden knows his private grumblings will be made public. That White House only leaks when he wants it to. Feature, not bug.

Cinner , edited

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