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
By poll results, it is apparent that domestic and international public opinion play minor roles in shaping WH foreign policy decisions. So are we talking about the influence of zionist lobbies trying to "help" israel, or is there another variable at work? --- is the US interested in keeping the region in perpetual tension and instability?