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History of the US-Israel Relationship, Part 1; How the "Special Relationship" was created

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Many are led to believe that US support for Israel is driven by the American establishment and U.S. national interests, but the facts don't support this theory. The reality is that for decades U.S. experts opposed Israel and its founding movement. But they were simply outmaneuvered and eventually replaced. - Like many American policies, U.S. Middle East policies are driven by a special interest lobby. It has targeted virtually every significant sector of American society; involved Americans in tragic, unnecessary, and profoundly costly wars; dominated Congress for decades; determined which candidates became contenders for the U.S. presidency; and promoted bigotry toward an entire population, religion and culture.

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The real history of this special relationship goes... by Bill Johnson on Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 8:36:20 AM
Although I have written columns critical of Israel... by Brian Cooney on Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 9:46:08 AM
How does a "defensive" action result in the total ... by Joan Mootry on Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 10:56:52 AM
... by Joan Mootry on Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 11:35:28 AM
And I believe I explained why.... by Bill Johnson on Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 11:43:15 AM