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    • asisawit
    • 29.01.14 | 19:44 (IST)

    In 1948 the secretary of defence James Forestal working for Pres Trueman tried to control Zionist influence over American foreign policy, by appealing to both Republicans and especially Democrats to end their association with a very strong and organized lobby..In relation to the Palestinian Problem he said ....That a serious attempt be made to lift the Palestinian problem out of american partisan politics .I said that there had been general acceprance of the fact that domestic politics ceases at the Atlantic ocean, and that no question was more charged with danger to our security than this particular one...... He was stifled and silenced on the issue by predessors of Mr.Foxman One of these days american politicans may walk away from Pork barrell politics , if that were to happen albeit unlikely , ADL trying to stifle free speech and opinion may be the spark.

    from the article: Letter to the Editor: Why Economist's sly anti-Semitic cartoon must be protested
    First published 17:13 26.01.14 | Last updated 17:13 26.01.14
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