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    • TC, California
    • 23.05.11 | 09:39 (IDT)

    Under Truman the US immediately recognized the state of Israel even though his advisers told him to not act so hastily. Many time the US has pull Israel's chestnuts out of the fire. Israel is more likely to get herself in trouble when the US acquiesces to her policies than when she restrains Israels worst impulses. How many security council resolutions has the US vetoed on behave of Israel even when we essentially agreed with resolution at issue? How many weapons have we sent even though Israel has turned those weapons on US sailors. Some of us haven't forgotten USS Liberty and her dead sailors. With friends like Israel how many enemies do we need? Such ingratitude is disgusting, and self-defeating too.

    from the article: Obama, the first U.S. president to tell AIPAC the truth
    First published 01:45 23.05.11 | Last updated 01:45 23.05.11
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