#54 Gabriel and espionage - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 27.05.05 | 20:12 (IDT)

    We are not talking about realpolitik here. We are talking about people passing secret or classified documents, unauthorized to do so to a foreign power. Thats like saying "business is business" so anything goes in the world of commerce because everyone is doing it. Hence, there would be no commercial law. With your eye wink to treason and espionage, there is no international law. We cannot live in such a world. If British agents were attempting to procure American secret documents through American intermediaries it would be no less unacceptable. The difference with AIPAC is they portray themselves as Americans whose first allegiance is to the US. It is not. It is to Israel and they have allegiance to the US only when they feel the interests of the two nations are parrellel.

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    First published 00:00 27.05.05 | Last updated 00:00 27.05.05
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