March 8, 2013

A Blank Check for Israel? Bad Idea

Matthew Duss, The American Prospect

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On the tenth anniversary of the Iraq War, some in Congress are itching for another ill-advised conflict.

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TAGGED: Israel, Middle East, Iran, Barack Obama


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Has Obama Lost Interest in Israel?
Peter Beinart, The Daily Beast
Obama may be going to Israel, but he clearly has de-emphasized Israel-Palestine. He's probably going because he wants to delay Israeli military action on Iran, enlist Jerusalem's help on Syria -- and end Republican carping. more ››
March 8, 2013
Obama in Israel: The Start of a New Era?
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March 3, 2013
So Much for the All-Powerful 'Israel Lobby'
Lee Smith, Tablet Magazine
Despite an operating budget of more than $60 million, on the most crucial issue facing Israel’s security, AIPAC has lost the policy debate. The winners include those who believe you can’t stop a nation from getting... more ››
February 24, 2013
Palestinians in America's Back Seat
James Zogby, The National
Previous maiden voyages to the region by presidents and their top emissaries have focused on Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. I hope that I will be proven wrong, but I do not believe that we will see any serious new US effort on... more ››