Monday, January 31, 2011

Mike Huckabee speaks to Knesset

After speaking with Prime Minister Netanyahu, Mike Huckabee addressed the Knesset Immigration and Absorption Committee. He urged the world to keep an eye on the growing threat of Islamic extremism. Huckabee related the crisis in Egypt to it's impact on the entire region, “a threat upon Israel is a threat upon all those in the world who love peace and freedom... Radical Islamic jihadism is an anti-freedom threat.“

Read the latest updates on Mike Huckabee in Israel:

"Any threat to Israel is a very real threat to the United States,And one of the reasons I come here is because I want to be an ambassador in my own country, to help explain that our solidarity with Israel is not merely organizational, but it is organic, and that we cannot afford to allow Israel to be threatened."

"the situation could threaten the world and all those who seek peace and security. The real threat to Israelis not the bomb but the people behind it, not weapons but the madmen behind them."

Huckabee dismissed the notion that Jewish settlements are obstacles to peace. Instead, he backed the settlers' view that they have the right to build anywhere in the biblical Land of Israel, including the West Bank.

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