It is truly tragic that the Israeli lobby has such a - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • reno
    • 07.07.10 | 13:59 (IDT)

    stranglehold on American politics. That Obama must kowtow to such a prevaricator in order to appease AIPAC and the congressmen they own, is a black mark on democracy. Bibi should not be too heartened by his last visit to the US. While he still has them in his back pocket, others in the world are shifting further away. The US and Israel can stand alone for a while, but ultimately they will have to give. It is definitely not in the best interest of the US to continue to allow Israel to act with impunity. Eventually they will realize this or will suffer the same condemnation from the international community.

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Obama trying carrot, not stick, on Netanyahu
    First published 12:56 07.07.10 | Last updated 12:56 07.07.10
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