Crisis over Crimea steals thunder from AIPAC conference

n13-iconHaaretz reports: The recent losses of face over the Syria and Iran issues had already cast a pall on the mammoth annual conference of the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC, which opens Sunday in Washington. But the crisis in the capital over Russia’s move into Crimea, which threatens to reignite the Cold War, has infused the America Israel Public Affairs Committee confab with a strong sense of anticlimax.

If a week ago the question before the 14,000 delegates was whether AIPAC could regain the full fearsomeness of its reputation in Washington, the question now appears to be: Will anybody be paying attention? [Continue reading…]

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  1. Norman

    Apparently the Jewish Rabbi in the Ukraine asking for Israels help, just what the world needs. Another call to backup the warmongering Israeli hardliners. “O” is being put on the spot by the hardliners here in the U.S. as well as probably another slap in the face by the Bibi when they meet. Oh yes, word is out that “O” is also responsible for the neoNazis being resurrected too. Gosh, he sure is being blamed for ever clusterfuck the right wing zealots have created since he became P.O.T.U.S., not that he doesn’t deserve it.

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