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A Hitler Admirer at Yad Vashem

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In exchange for a mess of pottage – abstaining or supporting Israel in a few UN votes – a controversial leader has won a warm embrace from Israel. In the process, he has also won public absolution for his anti-Semitic remarks.

Just a few days after he declared that rape happens wherever there are “beautiful women,” Israel rolled out the red carpet on Sunday for the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, who is famous for his dubious comments. He is here on an official visit until Wednesday.

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