ISRAEL’S NEW UN AMBASSADOR ~~ THE REAL RIGHT TAKES OVER OFFICIALLY

Genocide was not good enough for him ….

Last year, Netanyahu fired Danon from the post of deputy defense minister after Danon publicly criticized Netanyahu for not taking firmer military action against Hamas during Israel’s summer offensive against the group in Gaza. After his dismissal, Danon lambasted Netanyahu’s “leftist flaccid attitude,” as he termed it.

 

Far Right-Winger Named as Israel’s New UN Envoy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Danny Danon, a hardliner from Netanyahu’s Likkud party, as ambassador to the United Nations.

Danon’s appointment, which was announced Friday, is meant to allow him to fight for the truth, Netanyahu said in a statement.

“The U.N. is an important forum right now and I am convinced that Danny will fight with all his power to present the truth in the international arena,” Netanyahu’s statement read.

Netanyahu and Danon – a firebrand who has called to reopen the Temple Mount to Jewish worship and has called boycotts against Israel “modern-day anti-Semitism” – have had a tense relationship.

Last year, Netanyahu fired Danon from the post of deputy defense minister after Danon publicly criticized Netanyahu for not taking firmer military action against Hamas during Israel’s summer offensive against the group in Gaza. After his dismissal, Danon lambasted Netanyahu’s “leftist flaccid attitude,” as he termed it.

At the U.N. headquarters in New York, Danon will replace Ron Prosor, who is widely credited in Israel for his performance at the organization, where Israel is often singled out for criticism, but where it has recently clinched some precedent-setting roles.

Israel’s Channel 2 this week reported that Netanyahu is considering appointing Mark Regev, a spokesperson of the Prime Minister’s Office under Netanyahu, to serve as ambassador in Britain.

2 Comments

  1. MIKE LEVINSON said,

    August 17, 2015 at 13:45

    The extreme rightwing has been in power in Israel for a long time; this guy is just another addition to the cabal of warmakers and bigots. The best thing we can do is strengthen the popular international campaign to Boycott, Divest and Sanction Israel. BDS!

  2. R Davis said,

    August 19, 2015 at 04:20

    How it should read is
    “Neanyahu had Danon publicly criticize him for not taking firmer military action against Hammas during Israels summer offensive …..”
    This is an old TRICK where you get someone to say you should have done more so as to make youself look meek & your crime look less.
    Operation Summer Rain – this was where Israel kidnapped & later murdered 3 Jewish teenage boys & blamed Hammas as an excuse to atttack Gaza.
    Ha, ha, ha, funnny boys Netanyahu & Danon being wise guys.
    Danon’s appointment is his reward.


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