A group of former European heads of state and foreign ministers have sent a letter to Catherine Ashton advocating some important steps in the Israel-Palestine conflict, and included a surprisingly sharp rebuke of US policy. I report here for IPS.
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Posted in Europe, tagged AIPAC, Barack Obama, Chas Freeman, Elliott Abrams, European Eminent Persons Group, human rights, international law, Israel, Israel Lobby, Jeremy Greenstock, Middle east, Occupation, Oslo Process, Palestine, Paul Pillar, pro-Israel, Settlements, Two-state solution, United States on May 7, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in US-Israel Lobby, tagged AIPAC, Americans for Peace Now, Andrew Sullivan, Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism, Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu, Cato Institute, Chas Freeman, Chuck Hagel, democracy, Elliott Abrams, Israel, Israel Lobby, J Street, James Besser, James Hormel, Jeffrey Goldberg, Jewish Voice for Peace, Lindsey Graham, Log Cabin Republicans, Middle east, Peace Groups, pro-Israel, Tom Friedman, Two-state solution, William Kristol on December 27, 2012 | 1 Comment »
I weigh in on the controversy over Barack Obama’s possible nomination of Chuck Hagel to the post of Secretary of Defense in a guest post at Muzzlewatch, Jewish Voice for
Peace’s blog. On the issue of Israel and the Middle East, rarely has there been a more important moment for US policy. This is a moment where the Israel Lobby could well suffer a significant defeat, and that matters.