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    • Brit
    • 08.12.11 | 15:08 (IST)

    The Republican hopefuls should have taken the time to read the Ambassador's speech rather than reports thereof. http://belgium.usembassy.gov/ambassador/speeches/anti-semitism.html In no way is it anti-semitic or accuses Israel of causing anti-semitism. What this Jewish son of a Holocaust survivor does do is to highlight the problems in race relations that have arisen from the Israel/Palestine conflict and the need to bring about talks in the region and deal with fallout in European communities. But, hey - they're Republican leaders, so we can't expect thoughtful analysis.

    from the article: U.S. presidential candidates slam Obama's Israel, Iran policy at Republican Jewish Coalition
    First published 02:08 08.12.11 | Last updated 02:08 08.12.11
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