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Over 300 people came to hear Peter Beinart speak on Dec 15 in a program sponsored by J Street San…
Leaders of the three largest progressive pro-Israel organizations, the New Israel Fund, J Street, and Americans for Peace Now, spoke…
J Street Portland
"...Bibi’s message was that there is nothing more important than deterring Iran. O.K. But, if that were my top priority, would I engineer an invitation to speak to Congress by leveraging only the Republican Party and do it without even informing the president, who is running the Iran talks? And would I do it two weeks before Israeli elections, where it looks as though I am using the American Congress as a backdrop for a campaign ad, raising the question of whether my opposition to Iran is partly a political pose? And if I needed the Europeans to be on my side for tighter sanctions, wouldn’t I announce no more settlement-building in the West Bank in areas everyone knows will be part of any negotiated Palestinian state? Such a move would cost Bibi politically with his base, but would certainly increase Israel’s support from Europe...."
J Street Austin
...years of extraordinarily tough sanctions did not persuade the Iranians to abandon their nuclear program or prevent them moving it forward. Neither did cyber warfare or a series of assassinations of Iranian scientists. Why would they do so now?
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