We’re willing to make difficult and hard decisions and compromises to live in peace with our neighbours, but we’re entitled to our own country where Jews from around the world can come here, just as Palestinians from around the world can come to the Palestinian state.
Those in the international community that refuse to put red lines before Iran don’t have a moral right to place a red light before Israel.
There is a fundamental situation in which the country has reached rock bottom, that a mother can’t send her children out of the house in the morning. The country has reached rock bottom and this needs to be changed.
There’s no one in Israel who appreciates more than me the importance of American support for Israel.
I think that a strong Israel is the only Israel that will bring the Arabs to the peace table.
Hezbollah-controlled Lebanon now presides over the UN Security Council. This means, in effect, that a terror organization presides over the body entrusted with guaranteeing the world’s security. You couldn’t make this thing up.
The Israeli government has proved over the past year its commitment to peace, both in words and deeds. By contrast, the Palestinians are posing preconditions for renewing the diplomatic process in a way they have not done over the course of 16 years.
The relationship between Israel and the United States is a bond of – it’s just a very powerful bond. It was, it is, and will be and will continue to be.
The rules of engagement have become so rigid that governments often straightjacket themselves in the face of unambiguous aggression.
You know, I’m just not going to get into American politics.