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    • Mark
    • 27.12.09 | 06:59 (IST)

    It should not be Michael Oren's role to deprecate American pro-Israel organizations for failure to align with Israel's extreme right. Oren deserves all the criticism he gets for ignoring non-Likud-aligned organizations. If Israel's government wants friendship with only a specific part of America most closely aligned with its goals, it is no wonder their track record at diplomacy is so dismal. Maybe we can reduce Israel's aid payments proportional to the fraction of America which is aligned with AIPAC/against J-Street. The day of the neocon is over, and whether they will rise again in America is in grave doubt.

    from the article: U.S. official's criticism of Israel ambassador sparks furor
    First published 22:23 26.12.09 | Last updated 11:06 27.12.09
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