Unbreakable US/Israeli Ties
by Stephen Lendman
A hugely destructive alliance.
Longstanding US/Israeli ties remain firm. Obama's visit reinforces them. It does more.
It assures continued support. It endorses hardline extremism. It affirms occupation harshness. It lets Israel do what it pleases.
America's special relationship does more harm than good. It's wrongheaded. Israel is more strategic liability than asset. So are other regional allies.
Flynt and Hillary Leverett are former insiders. Their views matter. Their book titled " Going to Iran " discusses why Washington "must come to terms with the Islamic Republic."
It shows no signs of doing so. It's decades overdue. An entirely new approach is needed, they argue. America's regional position is disastrous. It's delusional.