US ambassador to Israel denies ties have changed after Biden delays weapons delivery

US Ambassador to Israel Jack Lew has denied that ties between the United States and Israel have changed, despite the Biden administration's decision to delay shipment of high-payload bombs to Israel. Lew stressed that military aid to Israel has increased since the war erupted in Gaza, and that only "one set of munitions" had been held back. When asked about Biden's statement that he would not supply offensive weapons to Israel for a major IDF offensive affecting population centers in southern Gaza's Rafah, Lew clarified that Biden did not think it was a good idea to have a "massive ground campaign in a heavily populated area." but, that he specifically said that 2,000-pound bombs shouldn't be used in that setting.

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Processor: Freest Republican posted on 05/13/2024 12:09:17 PM PDT: I’ll go with the truth being in the middle.

They truly enriched Iran by: climate juiced energy prices, $26billion unfrozen and $9billion in aid.

Behind contrived war to line their own pockets, I see little motivation to enrich Iran and Russia for that matter.

Enriching themselves took precedent over potential WWIII-I’m guessi8ng that it takes precedent over political preening.

Judge Bean posted on 05/13/2024 12:06:08 PM PDT: I’ll go with the truth being in the middle.

They can’t force a two-state solution on Israel. Israel has agreed to it over and over since Oslo. Fauxhistinians continue to find non-starter excuses why they can’t accept it. Moreover, they have explicitly announced they aren’t interested in living side by side with Israel or even one Jew. Their stated mission is the destruction of Israel and then hunt every Jew left on the planet.

Vendome posted on 05/13/2024 12:36:44 PM PDT: President Retard is trying to save his HamAss buddies.

NWFree posted on 05/13/2024 12:48:53 PM PDT: Sigma male 🤪

Dearborn has the highest population of Muslims in the US, so they are a bit sensitive about their terrorism and Hamas. They are just upset that Biden is not allowing Israel to wipe them all out and make their city great again.

bobbo666 posted on 05/13/2024 11:18:05 AM PDT: With FJB and his administration Israel just has another enemy in reality.....this ‘administration’ supports terrorists and terror states.....

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TOI STAFF posted on 05/13/2024 10:38:41 AM PDT: claimed to hold back munitions publicly garnered some muzzie love but, the reality is they aren’t used often in that environment anyway.

The administration has to publicly preen and display their social justice bonafides, while continuing the flow of arms authorized by congress.

Hamas should just gather everyone up and drink the koolaide. It’ll be over faster and on their terms.

Frank Ballenger posted on 05/13/2024 10:46:09 AM PDT: There is no way to have a war without anyone but combatants killed or injured. It isn’t a set piece battle like some uniformed British soldiers in a line squaring off in an empty field against an enemy. As the British expected in fighting the Swamp Fox and others in 1776.

MtnClimber posted on 05/13/2024 10:54:05 AM PDT: Dearborn has the highest population of Muslims in the US, so they are a bit sensitive about their terrorism and Hamas. They are just upset that Biden is not allowing Israel to wipe them all out and make their city great again.

TnTnTn posted on 05/13/2024 11:14:38 AM PDT: I believe what Obiden Admin is doing is trying to force a Two State Solution on Israel. They must keep Israel dependent on the US because if Israel wipes out Hamas, they can concentrate on Hezbolla next, then Iran. The two state Solution is nothing but the Sykes Picot partition plan with some new lipstick on it. It would never work, but it was designed that way.

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