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    • Magnus
    • 16.05.06 | 00:03 (IDT)

    Khalid, Im sorry, but to say that Israel controls the US is preposterous. True, AIPAC is incredibly influential, but to claim that AIPAC and congress directs US policy betrays a lack of understanding about the american political system; congress has NO say in foreign policy, this is the arena for the executive and his team of ideological extremist neocons. True again, they and plenty of religious extremists support Israel, but only because Israel is their only true ally (politically and religiously) in the mideast. Israel serves their causes and though the US bankrolls Israel's illegal occupation and state-execution of terror, it's because the US thinks that it's in the US's interest to do so.

    from the article: When the Arab boycott is aimed at Palestine
    First published 00:00 15.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.05.06
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