The US right is anti-semitic - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Solomon Davidson
    • 04.01.11 | 19:12 (IST)

    Anti-Semites populate the right-wing of the American political spectrum -- that is a given. Prior to WWII, the Republican right opposed US intervention a position predicated largely on anti-Semitism and favorable views of the policies of Adolf Hitler. Last year, when General David Petraeus defined Israel as a major problem for US national security -- the American right led by the Tea Party were listening. Israel's standing in the new Congress is far less secure today than it was in the previous Congress.

    from the article: Israel's right should be wary of U.S. conservatives
    First published 01:25 04.01.11 | Last updated 01:25 04.01.11
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