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AIPAC, NORPAC and Hagel

Published on February 4th, 2013 | by Marsha B. Cohen

by Marsha B. Cohen The hearings to confirm Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense seem to have been obsessively focused on Israel, and on the threat Iran poses to Israel, with little interest on the part ... Read More


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It’s all about Israel

Published on February 2nd, 2013 | by Jim Lobe

via IPS News If former Defence Secretary-designate Sen. Chuck Hagel’s lacklustre performance at his confirmation hearing Thursday heartened neo-conservatives and other hawks opposed to his nomination, those who argued that the Israel lobby has been exerting ... Read More


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Setbacks Push Mideast Peace to Back Burner

Published on February 1st, 2013 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick via IPS News The optimism expressed by U.S. President Barack Obama and newly confirmed Secretary of State John Kerry about restarting the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been met with ... Read More


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Good News out of Israel

Published on February 1st, 2013 | by Peter Jenkins

by Peter Jenkins There has been good news out of Israel this week – all the more welcome for being relatively infrequent where Iran is concerned. Sheera Frenkel, a McClatchy correspondent, reported on Monday that Israeli ... Read More


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