#39 Howiej - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • J Thomas
    • 29.03.10 | 08:03 (IDT)

    Howiej, read the letter that so many Congressmen signed. It says almost nothing that Obama or Clinton would not sign themselves. It is in no way in support of Israel against Obama, and it says nothing in support of Israel keeping land outside Israel's 1967 borders. Maybe Congress would object to Obama failing to veto such a UN bill, but that letter does not inform us about that. The Israel Lobby depends heavily on Americans staying uninformed about Israel's issues. They work best by threat, not by carrying out those threats. If the Israel Lobby is involved in an attempt to impeach Obama they will become quite visible and that will lose them much if not most of their power. Whoever the next President is would then be very much insulated from Israeli threats and would be expected to prove it.... The status quo is unsustainable whether or not this particular battle is won.

    from the article: Report: U.S. will 'consider abstaining' if UN votes on East Jerusalem
    First published 21:09 28.03.10 | Last updated 21:44 28.03.10
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