Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 4 comments
Western economic sanctions which wrecked Iran's working and lower middle classes is what brought Ahmadinejad to power. He's under tremendous domestic political pressure. All we're doing by strangling his economy is pushing this inexperienced leader into launching a preemptive missile strike against Israel and Europe. Pretty clear America never figured out why the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Oy vey ist mir. Where are the grownups?