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JTA’s Ron Kampeas Takes an Objective Look at US-Israeli Relations

September 27, 2011

Last week, Jewish Telegraphic Agency’s (JTA – one of the leading sources of Jewish news in the U.S.) Ron Kampeas talks about the divergence of U.S. And Israeli interests.

Citing a study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, he quotes the author:

“The United States and Israel have changed and continue to change, but the two countries’ relationship has not kept pace,” said the report by Haim Malka, deputy director of the CSIS’s Middle East program. “For years the growing differences have been papered over, but continuing to do so is both unsustainable and counterproductive.”

The strains transcend any single administration, Malka says, and have resulted in deep-seated disagreements, particularly over the necessity of arriving at an agreement with the Palestinians, with Israelis skeptical of the likelihood of an accord and Americans seeing such a settlement as vital to the interests of both countries.

The full article can be found here

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