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The Leak to AL-Monitor

Reader comment on item: If Trump Wants to Divide Jerusalem into Three

Submitted by Jeffrey Sheff, Dec 24, 2018 at 13:03

Two thoughts occur to me:
First: if a "senior diplomatic source" wishes to leak this information, why would he do it to a minor Jewish publication.
Second:, could this be a "trial balloon" to see how Jewish voters react to these ideas?

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1. Last I checked, Al-Monitor was a pro-Assad website owned by an Arab-American.

2. It could be a trial balloon but why do you assume specifically with Jewish voters in mind?

Otherwise, put, not everything is about Jews.

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