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    • Fenton Fitzmorris
    • 31.12.12 | 19:55 (IST)

    The author writes that American Jews are the most important players in this battle for Israel's security. But that is wrong. If the battle is the continued support by the US for current Israeli positions, its not the American Jews who are the most important players. Its the American non Jews. Because if it looks to most of American like Israel is guilty of human rights abuses, or if it looks like Israel prefers war to peace, then the money is going to stop. Israel needs to be able to make its case to non Jews. If only Jews can understand it, then its not much a position to hold. Failure to see this obvious truth is very revealing.

    from the article: The U.S. isn't in our pocket
    First published 02:53 30.12.12 | Last updated 02:53 30.12.12
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