WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday evening, the Senate Finance Committee unanimously voted in favor of an amendment to discourage
The effort to dissuade Netanyahu from showing (or to convince Boehner to rescind the invitation) has been aided, in part
Boehner's camp, naturally, has dismissed complaints about broken protocol as overwrought and politically motivated. At his
Numerous early reports about the conference's agenda have indicated that organizers have ambitious legislative goals for
Israel is not the only country that abuses fundamental human rights. But it is the only country of this nature that receives over $3 billion a year in U.S. aid, and it is the only foreign nation that is receiving 81 American congressional delegates.
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It is clear that Congress cares about Israel's security only a little more than the Netanyahu government cares about the interests of the United States (or, for that matter, Israel's). Each is using the other.
These seeming "Israel firsters" do not, with a few exceptions, care much about Israel. They support bad Israeli policies only because that is the path of least resistance.