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ISRAEL (AIPAC)

Original post made by Jag Singh, Duveneck/St. Francis, on Nov 21, 2006

The recent results of the mid-term election have resulted in a stunning repudiation of Bush’s foreign policy and turned the spotlight on the activities of lobbyists such as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee or AIPAC. AIPAC boasts of being one of the nation’s most influential lobby. Consider some of its more egregious activities:

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Posted by Boaz
a resident of Greater Miranda
on Nov 22, 2006 at 11:29 am

Yawn. More of the same from Jag Singh. Not sure where Jag got this stuff from, but the acclaimed paper was published more than 6 months ago.

For those interested in a nut shell version of the paper and reaction to it can go to:

Web Link

Please note that the paper was praised by David Duke-- a known racist and anti-semite. Of more interest is the fact that the paper was criticized by Stephen Zunes and Noam Chumsky--two people who are never very sympathetic to Israel.
You can read these comments and others--which are fully referenced, unlike Jag's cut and paste jobs at the link above.


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