Why I Like Rummy

Arutz Sheva reports:

“Everyone knows that the reason Israel has nuclear weapons is to protect itself from being thrown into the sea.” So said yesterday, more or less, the United States’ Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Ynet reports that Rumsfeld, speaking with reporters in Munich yesterday, was asked why the United States is silent when “Israel has more nuclear arms than any other nation in the world.” Rumsfeld said, “You know the answer by yourself, and the whole world knows the answer. Israel is a small country with a small population. It is a democracy, but exists among neighbors who want to see her in the sea. Israel has made it clear that she does not want to be in the sea, and as a result, over several decades, has organized in such a manner so as not to be thrown into the sea.”

And in related news, a senior Bush Administration official is apparently against Sharon’s Gaza pullout plan, fearing that it will empower Hamas. Could this unnamed official also be Rummy?

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media

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