"....'lovers of Israel'....have no interest in honing the country's legal system, particularly on matters of religion and state, nor do they care about narrowing gaps between rich and poor, men and women, or Jews and Arabs. In short, they care little about the prosaic realities of daily Israeli life."
They're the same people wanting war on Iran, whether in Israel, Washington or other Western capitals.
On March 11, 972mag's Mairav Zonszein headlined, "On AIPAC, Obama and the 'pro-Israel' lie," saying:
"For those of us who live here, Palestinians and Israelis alike"We have no say in how the lobby operates and are subject to the whims of its wealthy donors -- and yet it has such an enormous impact on our lives, since AIPAC's power in Congress translates directly into bolstering the Israeli military industrial complex with the help of American money."
It also sways political Washington for war, no matter the potentially devastating consequences. Preventing it is top priority. Risking the alternative is too great a chance to take.
British MP/Stop the War Coalition head Jeremy Corbyn told Russia Today:
"If we let slip the dogs of war, we will all regret it."
Perhaps more than anyone can imagine!
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