Foggy Bottom’s Clear Disdain for Israel


“The US State Department’s condemnation of the Levy Committee Report, which had the audacity to conclude that the establishment of settlements in the West Bank does not breach international law, shouldn’t come as a surprise. In fact, Foggy Bottom has been a bastion of pro-Arab and anti-Israel officials within the US government since the end of World War II.

Until the US State Department comes to terms with its soft bigotry of low expectations vis- a- vis the Palestinians, the development of an open, free and democratic Palestinian state will remain little more than a siren song: superficially appealing, nearly irresistible – yet ultimately leading to a bad end…”


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