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The Israel Lobby - Continued

This morning I posted an item on the Israel Lobby and the article in the London Review of Books in respect of which there has been such a fallout.

Now...

"The study is at its most devastating when it describes how the lobby "stifles debate by intimidation" and at its most current when it details how America's interests (and ultimately Israel's, too) are ill-served by the lobby's agenda".

So writes Daniel Levy in an opinion-piece in today's International Herald Tribune. Read this interesting analysis of the Israel Lobby "issue" here.

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