remains high within the elderly American demographic, support is rapidly declining among young Americans, especially the educated. Also, setting aside whether or not he is correct, Netanyahu's public statement that support for Israel will increase as a result of the horror that Boston suffered last week is disgusting and may well backfire. Nor should we ignore the fact that the "root cause" of terrorism is now part of the public debate in the US. It is only a matter of time before fingers will be pointing at Israel, a well documented serial violator of international human rights law, as the prime cause.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
from the article: Boston bombing will boost U.S. support for Israel, says Netanyahu aide