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Israel won while the US lost in Vietnam

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Apr 18, 2016 at 13:42

Can the Jewish left's opposition to Israel possibly be traced back to the Vietnam war? When the US sank slowly into defeat in Vietnam it was Israel, and precisely in the same years, who scored their biggest military victories. Is Israel outperforming the US what antagonized the left, and the Jewish left in particular?

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Possibly, but the post-1967 period was when US liberal support for Israel peaked.

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