Israel is often viewed by Washington politicians as the most “stable” ally in the Middle East. But stability from the American perspective can mean many things. Lead amongst them is that the “ally” must be unconditionally loyal to the diktats of the U.S. administration. This rule has proven to be true since the U.S. claimed a position of ascendency, if not complete hegemony, over many regions of the world since World War II. Israel, however, remained an exception.
The thankless job of peace talks mediator
How could a country the size of Israel have so much sway over the world’s greatest powers, where it gets what it wants and more, hurls regular insults against its sustainers, and still asks for more?Ramzy Baroud
“Liberals accused him of promoting the forcible ‘transfer’ plan, akin to ethnic cleansing, proclaimed by a rabbi, Meir Kahane, who vilified Arabs while calling for a pure Jewish state.”