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Mearsheimer, Walt criticize Israel Lobby for leading the charge for attacking Iran and damaging US interests

Irancove @ June 17, 2008 # 3 Comments

Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer are invited to Jerusalem to speak on the “Israel Lobby.” (via The Christian Science Monitor) In the talk, Mearsheimer charged that Israel and the Israel lobby – which he said also included many Christian Zionists and Evangelicals, and therefore was not synonymous with being a “Jewish lobby” – was trying […]

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Is a new congressional resolution declaring war with Iran?

Irancove @ June 17, 2008 # 7 Comments

NIAC has the details on a provocative new resolution gaining momentum in the House in part due to AIPAC’s aggressive lobbying following its annual policy conference: Washington, DC — A House resolution effectively requiring a naval blockade on Iran seems fast tracked for passage, gaining co-sponsors at a remarkable speed, but experts say the measures […]

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