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.
Posts Tagged ‘Elliott Abrams’
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.
Posted in Christians, tagged ADL, Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism, Elliott Abrams, human rights, international law, IPMN, Israel, Israel Lobby, J Street, JCPA, Jewish State, Jewish Voice for Peace, Justice, Kadima, Methodists, Middle east, Occupation, Palestine, Palestinians, Peace Groups, Presbyterian Church USA, pro-Israel, rule of law, Two-state solution, UCC, United Church of Christ, US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, West Bank on October 23, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in US-Israel Lobby, tagged AIPAC, Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism, Congress, Elliott Abrams, Israel, Israel Lobby, J Street, Jewish State, Michael Oren, Netanyahu, Obama, pro-Israel, Tom Friedman, Two-state solution on December 21, 2011 | 1 Comment »