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    Former U.S. diplomat John Bolton alleged Thursday that the Obama administration leaked a story about covert Israeli activity in order to foil potential plans by the country to attack Iran's nuclear program.

    Bolton, who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in the George W. Bush administration, was responding to an article in Foreign Policy magazine that quoted government sources claiming Israel had been granted access to airfields in Azerbaijan -- along Iran's northern border.

    The article did not state exactly what the Israelis' intentions were, but it suggested it could point to a possible strike on Iran.

    "I think this leak today is part of the administration's campaign against an Israeli attack," Bolton claimed on Fox News.

    The White House did not respond to Bolton's claims Thursday.

    Bolton, a Fox News contributor, noted that a strike launched from Azerbaijan would be much easier for the Israelis than a strike launched from their own country -- jets could stay over their targets longer and worry less about refueling. But he said tipping the Israelis' hand by revealing "very sensitive, very important information" could frustrate such a plan.

    Speaking afterward to FoxNews.com, Bolton said he didn't have hard proof that this was an intentional administration leak to halt an Israeli attack.

    But he noted widely reported comments from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in February that he thinks the Israelis could strike as early as April. If that's the case, Bolton said, then it would be "entirely consistent" for the administration to try to avoid that impending outcome.

    The Foreign Policy article quoted what were identified as "high-level sources ... inside the U.S. government." It specifically mentioned "four senior diplomats and military intelligence officers."

    One intelligence officer, who was unnamed, told the magazine that the U.S. was "watching" the activity and was "not happy about it."

    The Foreign Policy article did not specify whether any of the information came from the White House, and there is no direct evidence that this was a coordinated leak.

    "Clearly, this is an administration-orchestrated leak," Bolton told FoxNews.com. "This is not a rogue CIA guy saying I think I'll leak this out."

    "It's just unprecedented to reveal this kind of information about one of your own allies," Bolton said.

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    This explains Dolby's eagerness to post this story yesterday.
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    Sounds exactly like something they would do.


    Especially in light of this:

    A spokesman for Media Matters for America, which communicates directly with the White House in a weekly "strategy call," boasted in 2010 of President Obama's mistreatment of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a forum held by Al-Jazeera.
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    If Bolton says it, then it is probably true. There will be great celebration in the inner circles of Israel when Obama is gone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Starbuck View Post
    If Bolton says it, then it is probably true. There will be great celebration in the inner circles of Israel when Obama is gone.
    Followed by a great sigh of relief.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Starbuck View Post
    If Bolton says it, then it is probably true. There will be great celebration in the inner circles of Israel when Obama is gone.
    I was disappointed when the rumors of Bolton running for president didn't come true, I would happily have voted for him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    I was disappointed when the rumors of Bolton running for president didn't come true, I would happily have voted for him.
    Secretary of State John Bolton has a nice ring to it though.

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    Former president and worst president ever, Barrack The Racist Commie Obama is a better title.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Starbuck View Post
    If Bolton says it, then it is probably true. There will be great celebration in the inner circles of Israel when Obama is gone.
    Which nation should the President be concerned about, Israel or his own? If he thinks a war in the Middle East between Iran and Israel (no telling who else gets involved after that) would not be in the interests of the United States of America, shouldn't he work to prevent it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arroyo_Doble View Post
    Which nation should the President be concerned about, Israel or his own? If he thinks a war in the Middle East between Iran and Israel (no telling who else gets involved after that) would not be in the interests of the United States of America, shouldn't he work to prevent it?

    At the fundraiser, Biden also assessed his and Obama's re-election prospects. He expressed confidence in their chances against any of the Republican candidates, but also concerns about the campaign being overtaken by events. "I don't think we'll be beaten by those candidates," Biden said. "I think we'll be beaten -- if we are -- by something happening in the Eurozone, or something happening in the Gulf, which could be difficult for us, or this barrage of Super PAC money.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Arroyo_Doble View Post
    Which nation should the President be concerned about, Israel or his own? If he thinks a war in the Middle East between Iran and Israel (no telling who else gets involved after that) would not be in the interests of the United States of America, shouldn't he work to prevent it?
    Cutting the throat of one of our biggest allies is not in this countries best interest but I think Obama has his own group of allies that work against our country with him.
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