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    • Margie in Tel Aviv
    • 08.10.06 | 18:09 (IST)

    Which mechanism within the huge and complex government of the USA actually is supposed to be the repository of these desires and directions? Which office in the Pentagon or the White House is labelled "America"? Is it in the State Department or is it in the Presidential office? Do they all have midnight meetings coordinating their ideas and tactics about Israel? Is it unspoken policy underlying decisions in branches of government? Are there emails circulated marked 'Top Secret' detailing exactly which policies they want Israel to espouse? How are these designs perpetuated when there is a change in government? I ask this because I have been told that I am naive in my desire as an Israeli for peace and fellowship with the people of the area and that 'Israel' has different designs. I want to know which branches of what actually comprise 'Israel' in this sense. Can anyone enlighten me?

    from the article: The mystery of America
    First published 00:00 08.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 08.10.06
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