Now It Can Be Told: Palestinians Assumed Khalidi Would Influence Obama

The president of the world’s sole hyperpower, the United States, called up a state to which it gives military aid by the billions, Egypt, and insisted the state meet its Vienna Convention obligations to protect the embassy of an ally, Israel. For some reason, this minimal attempt to maintain global stability is being hailed by liberal Jewish groups – the Israel Policy Forum is a particularly eyeroll-inducing example – as an act of pro-Israel advocacy worthy of being inscribed into the rocks of the Sinai Peninsula itself. (The Peninsula, of course, having been given to Egypt by Israel on the basis of U.S. security assurances something like the embassy riot would never be allowed to happen.)

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Now It Can Be Told: Palestinians Assumed Khalidi Would Influence Obama

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