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    • Voter
    • 03.11.10 | 12:13 (IST)

    The people have spoken. The job of the government is not to placate Europe and company. Her job is to express the will of her people, keep those people secure, and promote their interests. Americans see Israel as an ally, a friend, and of benefit to her interests. Americans are not going to cast Israel aside because some cannot come to terms with that. So many people are floor mats to international opinion, which is shameful. There is a difference in respecting what others believe and abandoning all that you believe. Haaretz would make you think differently, but the fact is Israel and the US are friends and so are her people. Friends are there for each other.

    from the article: How will the Republican-controlled House affect U.S.-Israel ties?
    First published 09:29 03.11.10 | Last updated 09:29 03.11.10
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