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From: melsant@vipac.org
Date: Wed 5 Mar 2003
Subject: Support Israel's fight to crush PLO in Gaza & West Bank!(VIPAC)

Dear Mr. President:

Unfortunately today March 5 Arab terrorists destroyed bus number 37 in
Haifa killing at least fourteen innocents and seriously wounding dozens
more. This was in stark contrast to the entire month of February during
which no Israelis were killed by PLO suicide bombers. That was not
because the PLO terrorists had stop trying as today's events in Haifa
demonstrate so tragically. Rather it was because the Israelis with the
good Lord's help succeeded throughout February in intercepting dozens
Islamic terrorists due to their more aggressive - - but apparently still
too restrained - - offensive in Gaza Judea and Samaria.

These Israeli efforts that had effectively put a stop to Islamic terror
for the entire month of February deserved your administration's public
support. Instead unfortunately your spokesmen refrained from
congratulating Israel on its successes in the war against Islamic terror.
Even worse they criticized Israel for fighting PLO terror too vigorously.
Their words inhibited the Israeli offensive and encouraged the PLO
terrorists. Today's mass murder bus bombing in Haifa is the tragic
result.

On Tuesday March 4 your spokesman Ari Fleisher said: "It's important
for Israel to act in a way that is reflective of the needs and the
legitimate aspirations of the innocent. We have concerns about actions
that go beyond and that bring harm to the innocent including innocent
Palestinians." The day before Fleisher made those foolish statements
State Department spokesman Richard Boucher spouted the same
pacifist-defeatist line: "We continue to be seriously concerned about
civilian casualties and we've urged the Israeli government to take all
appropriate precautions to prevent the death or injury of innocent
civilians and damage to civilian and humanitarian infrastructure." After
two consecutive days of such statements from your spokesmen there was
today's mass murder of Israelis in Haifa. Your administration may try to
console itself with the thought that this is mere coincidence. But I
believe you should at least consider the possibility that it was not just
coincidence because then the implications could be serious not only for
Israeli security but for American security as well.

There is a military solution for the danger of Islamic terror. It is
called victory. To allow your spokesmen to criticize Israel for its fight
for survival against the Islamic terrorists next door - - while you send
300000 American soldiers halfway around the world to fight Islamic
terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan - - is worse than hypocritical. It
endangers the vital cause of victory against the Islamic terror that
threatens us all.

If you truly hope to succeed in defending America from another 9/11
attack your administration should publicly praise - - rather than
publicly criticize - - our ally Israel as it makes that same fight.
Victory in the war against Islamic terror is indivisible and every
argument your administration makes against Israel's road to victory can
and will be used against America in its own fight for freedom from Islamic
terror. Selling out Israel will not purchase the good will of fickle
Europeans or of despotic Arab regimes. It will only serve to undermine
America's own fight for survival against Islamic terror.

Sincerely




 

 

 

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