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Loss of Loyalties in the Israel Lobby's Former Influences

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Feb 17, 2021 at 13:50

As the political climate towards Israel is chilled in favor of a renewed attitude in the Middle East, which for all practical purposes is giving and getting more attention due to the Iranian Islamic Regime's obsessive fascination with ambivalent nuclear ambitions: do they really think this is going to work out well, for them? And what of an American 46th Administration's fascination with returning to a permissive relationship in which a Regime's devil may care attitude towards the hatred they bare against America: who survives that?
Certainly, an Israel Lobby will only interfere in the eyes of the 46th American Administration. Dr. Pipes notes here:

[These arguments, however, may not hold in the future, for utility and costlessness could disappear. As liberals distance themselves from the Jewish state, an eventual President Kamala Harris might reject what Israel has to offer and find that close relations with Jerusalem impede initiatives toward Iran.]

Israel's own contention about the loss of a loyal friendship in the former American realm of politics is being readjusted as well as their own political fortunes will be changing and the new Ice Palace Fa├žade of the American political scene towards Israel will not bode well for the region, let alone the world. The meltdown is coming (and being nuclear, it cannot be stopped); who will really be prepared when it does; for not even the combined political resources of a Paris Accord will be able to stop it, American participation notwithstanding.

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