January 10, 2013

Why Hagel Is a True Friend of Israel

Chris McGreal, The Guardian

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The rising star of the Israeli right, Naftali Bennett, told the Guardian on Monday, he wants the Jewish state to annex most of the West Bank and that he is against a Palestinian state....

If the opinion polls are right, Bennett's party, the pro-settler Jewish Home, will be the second largest in the Israeli Knesset after this month's general election and so likely to be an important player in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's next government. If that happens, what is the pro-Israel position for American politicians and activists to take?

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