“I want a sustainable, peaceful two state solution.” —Benjamin Netanyahu, in English, to Andrea Mitchell, March 19, 2015
“I think that anyone who moves to establish a Palestinian state and evacuate territory gives territory away to radical Islamist attacks against Israel.”
—Benjamin Netanyahu, in Hebrew, to Sheldon Adelson-owned, pro-settler website NRG, March 16, 2015
“I think the Israeli people understand now what I always say: that there cannot be a situation, under any agreement, in which we relinquish security control of the territory west of the River Jordan.” —Benjamin Netanyahu, in Hebrew, at a press conference, July 13, 2014
“There was never a government discussion, resolution or vote about the two-state solution.” —Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon, to The Times of Israel,June 6, 2013
“Vice Premier Moshe Ya’alon [of Netanyahu’s Likud party] ruled out the possibility of establishing a Palestinian state alongside Israel in a speech at a cultural event on Saturday afternoon in the South Sharon Regional Council.”
—Jerusalem Post, January 12, 2013
“Likud’s platform to date has not recognized the establishment of a Palestinian state.” —Likud official to Haaretz, December 25, 2012
“This government is not interested in solving anything with the Palestinians, and I say this [with] certainty.” —Yuval Diskin, director of the Israeli Internal Security Service (Shabak) under Benjamin Netanyahu from 2009 to 2011, April 28, 2012
“He doesn’t support [a Palestinian State]. He supports [proposing] the sorts of conditions that they [the Arabs] will never accept.” —Benzion Netanyahu, father of Benjamin Netanyahu, in Hebrew, July 9, 2009
“We are ready to agree to a real peace agreement, a demilitarized Palestinian state side by side with the Jewish state.” —Benjamin Netanyahu, in Hebrew, Bar Ilan University, June 14, 2009
“Two states for two peoples is a stupid and childish solution to a very complex problem.” —Ron Dermer, senior aide to Benjamin Netanyahu,May 21, 2009
“His [Netanyahu’s] opposition to a Palestinian state is also a matter of principle, one he has held for many years.” —Aluf Benn, editor, Haaretz,March 1, 2009
“All of us saw Bibi as a kind of speed bump that would have to be negotiated along the way until a new Israeli prime minister came along who was more serious about peace.” —Aaron David Miller, Clinton administration deputy special Mideast coordinator, The Much Too Promised Land, 2008
“Neither President Clinton nor Secretary Albright believed that Bibi had any real interest in pursuing peace.” —Dennis Ross, Clinton administration special Mideast coordinator, The Missing Peace, 2004
“He could open his mouth and you could have no confidence that anything that came out of it was the truth.”—Former Clinton administration press secretary Joe Lockhart to Clayton Swisher, The Truth About Camp David, 2004
“I do not believe such a [Palestinian] state is a historic imperative, any more than the triumph of socialism—which leftist parties once touted as inexorable—was such an imperative. Nor do I think Israel can achieve peace only by establishing a Palestinian state. On the contrary, I am convinced that such a state will endanger Israel and cause war.” —Benjamin Netanyahu, The Jerusalem Report, May 24, 1999
“You cannot believe a word he [Benjamin Netanyahu] says.” —Likud politician Limor Livnat, as quoted in Ben Caspit and Ilan Kfir, Netanyahu: The Road to Power, 1998
“the armor-plated bullshitter” —British Foreign Office nickname for Benjamin Netanyahu, as reported by former Tony Blair aide Alistair Campbell, 1998
“Not only do members of the Clinton administration, Arab heads of state, some of Israel’s security chiefs, President Weizman, Knesset members across the spectrum and even cabinet ministers consider him [Benjamin Netanyahu], to put it mildly, disingenuous, but so too does much of the Israeli public” —David Horowitz, The Jerusalem Report, August 17, 1998
“To subdivide this land into two unstable, insecure nations, to try to defend what is indefensible, is to invite disaster. Carving Judea and Samaria out of Israel means carving up Israel.” —Benjamin Netanyahu, A Place Among the Nations, 1993
“The stumbling block to the road for peace is this demand for a PLO state. … When this demand is abandoned we can have real and genuine peace.”
—Benjamin Netanyahu (then known as Benjamin Nitay), in English, 1978
Can Netanyahu be trusted?
Opinion – Israel News
The day before the elections, Netanyahu was not going to win, according to all opinion polls.
That day he asserted that while he is prime minister, there will be no two state option. There will be no Palestine. All of Jerusalem will be theirs and they will expand settlements everywhere (ultimately annexing West Bank but not its population, this was not said but it’s too obvious).ç
The same day of the elections he called Israelis (many were not voting him because of economical situation) to go voting, because “arabs are voting en masse, with buses from leftist parties taking them to poll stations” as if that was the real risk, that is, the voice of Israeli Arabs being listened in a democracy.
So, at the end, and surprisingly, Netanyahu won the elections because Israelis have decided to support this man and his Apartheid ideology.
They chose race, ethnic supremacism over democracy and convivience. They identify survival with ruling alone.
It’s the same speech that others had before them. They say “we have no other place, and that means they must go against the world. I say that’s a big lie served warm by many who will NEVER live in Israel, even when they will be eventually buried in an exclusive graveyard with views to their exclusive Temple Mount.
So Israelis chose to get back into their own moral Ghetto, “we against the world”, ready for a new Massada.
And that didnt work before for them… Same as it won’t work in the future. Except if they want to be tje new North Korea.
Well… We have listened, oh, Israel. You want it all and only for you. Time to end up the charade, once masks are off. Let it be the beginning of the end.
Once again… thanks, Israel.