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Two more reasons for for the tectonic shift of the left towards Israel

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Submitted by stan sujka (Spain), Dec 27, 2018 at 08:37

There is another reason for the left turning it back in Israel and that is that Trump support Israel. Therefore since their only platform is resistance and hate of Trump, they consequently hate Israel.

Also they needed the Middle East conflict so they could be seen as peacemaker in the region. All the sudden their pawn is being taken away from them and they are showing their frustration.

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1. This pattern long predates Trump.

2. The anti-Israel types are not particularly interested in being seen as peacemakers.

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