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Another Senator for Israel

Another Senator for Israel

By Philip Giraldi

Philip Giraldi is the executive director of the Council for the National Interest, a former CIA Officer and a recognized authority on international security and counterterrorism issues.

June 13, 2012

It is ironic that the hard core supporters of Israel among the neoconservatives are hoping for a Republican victory in the fall even though the party that has passionate Israel firsters most deeply embedded continues to be the Democrats. To be sure, Eric Cantor, Republican majority leader in the House and the only Jewish congressman from the GOP, has done some heavy lifting for Benjamin Netanyahu, including advising the Israeli Prime Minister that congress would protect him in any conflict with President Barack Obama. Republican from Florida Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who is descended from Sephardic Jews, has also burnished her pro-Israel credenti


Added: Jun-14-2012 Occurred On: Jun-14-2012
By: ttj1776
Tags: CIA, Israel, Congress, Senate, US, government, AIPAC, Zionist, Middle East, Palestine, Iran, Obama
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States (load item map)
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