Re: Is American support for Israel waning?


Even tho I am a Jew, I am outraged that Israelis continue to settle in the West Bank. It just makes no sense. It also raises serious questions about whether USA diplomats are at all competent or even alive. Many of the settlers are fanatics from Brooklyn with little knowledge of Judaism beyond some kind of medieval "shluggen kappores" mentality.

Sooner or later, it will dawn on many Americans that Israelis can't just move onto the West Bank. When they do that, the world stands dumbstruck that the whole thing is a weird mess. Americans, including Jews, can't understand the settlements and see them as disregard for world opinion. Where can the settlements lead? Of course, solving the settlements is merely step number one towards minimal rational progress.

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