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Ferment about the "Israel Lobby" Continues

It is interesting to reflect on this statement in an article in The Nation about the ferment caused by the publication of the paper on the so-called "Israel Lobby" :

"And Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell's former chief of staff, praised it [the academics paper] at the Middle East Institute for conveying "blinding flashes of the obvious," ideas "that were whispered in corners rather than said out loud at cocktail parties where someone else could hear you."

Read the full AlterNet article here on the continuing ripples and repercussions of the Paper.

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