Ariel Sharon says: "WE CONTROL AMERICA"

flask at
Thu Oct 25 16:32:18 EST 2001

that is called propoganda, and you took it hook line and sinker.


"TV" <tvogt at> wrote in message
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> Sharon to Peres: "Don't worry about American pressure;
> we control America"
> Occupied Jerusalem: 3 October, 2001 (IAP News)
> An acrimonious argument erupted during the Israeli cabinet weekly
> session last week between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and
> his foreign Minister Shimon Peres during which Sharon reportedly
> yelled at Peres, saying "don't worry about American pressure, we
> control America."
> According to Israel radio (in hebrew) Kol Yisrael, Peres warned
> Sharon Wednesday that refusing to heed incessant American
> requests for a cease-fire with the Palestinians would endanger
> Israeli interests and "turn the US against us."
> At this point, a furious Sharon reportedly turned toward Peres,
> saying "every time we do something you tell me Americans will do
> this and will do that. I want to tell you something very clear,
> don't worry about American pressure on Israel, we, the Jewish
> people control America, and the Americans know it."
> The radio said Peres and other cabinet ministers warned Sharon
> against saying what he said in public because "it would cause us
> a public relations disaster."

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