Keith Ellison and the Democrats disregard Israel. @RichrdAEpstein @Hoover

May 23, 03:22 AM


(Photo:English: US Embassy in Jerusalem, 18 Agron Road.

Date 19 July 2009

Source Own work

Author Magister

Object location 31° 46′ 35.59″ N, 35° 13′ 12.41″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. )

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Keith Ellison and the Democrats disregard Israel. @RichrdAEpstein @Hoover

Few issues produce more political and emotional discord than the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In principle, there is much to commend a two-state solution. If achieved, it could allow the two groups to live beside each other in peace. Unfortunately, but unsurprisingly, the interminable peace process came to a screeching halt this past week as the American embassy opened in Jerusalem. An exultant Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proclaimed before Israeli and American dignitaries, “We are in Jerusalem and we are here to stay.” At the same moment, thousands of angry Palestinian demonstrators were rebuffed with deadly force as they sought to storm into Israel from Gaza. Now that the protests have subsided, Hamas seeks to capitalize on the deaths and injuries to isolate Israel diplomatically…