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Clinton Reinvents Israel

September 24, 2011

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Bill Clinton made some intemperate and inaccurate remarks about Israel last week, and I discussed them in an article in The Weekly Standard.  It begins this way:

Bill Clinton today blasted Benjamin Netanyahu, blaming the Israeli prime minister for the lack of progress toward peace with the Palestinians. The errors and misstatements in Clinton’s interview with bloggers are sufficient to change his reputation from that of a firm supporter of Israel into that of a firm supporter of Israelis who agree with his twisted version of the facts. Clinton simply blames the Israeli right for killing peace efforts. He appears entirely—in fact, embarrassingly— unaware of what has actually happened to the Israeli right over the last ten years, where the change has been extraordinary.

Read the whole article here.

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