"The bulk of JINSA's modest annual budget is spent on taking a bevy of retired US generals and admirals to Israel, where JINSA facilitates meetings between Israeli officials and the still-influential US flag officers, who, upon their return to the States, happily write op-eds and sign letters and advertisements championing the Likudnik line." - J. Vest in "The Nation" As he did contra Clinton, Netanyahu may be mobilizing all Likud supporters in the US to pressure Obama to lift the pressure on himself. But this may not work with Obama, who pursues goals based also on morality and justice. JINSA and his neo-conservative directors are already discredited by the Obama administration to matter, and this particular problem is too cheaply bought to change serious minds.
Half of $100b of Iran's unfrozen assets is already tied up due to debts (Reuters)
from the article: Israel can't decide its value to the U.S.
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