Why the Obama administration caved on settlements

by Yaniv Reich on November 2, 2009

Would you like to know why it was the Obama administration moved from demanding an unconditional end to “all settlement activity” this May to the present spineless pandering to the Netanyahu government?

Yoel Marcus from Haaretz, a man I cannot ever remember agreeing with previously, explains:

The [US] president, meanwhile, has learned a thing or two about Jewish power in America. Next year there are elections for Congress, and he will need Jews’ support to avoid losing the Democratic majority in one house or both.

AIPAC’s functionaries then rejoiced and patted themselves on the back for an ideological hack job well done. (HT: Mondoweiss)

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