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Democratic Presidential Candidates and US Military Aid to Israel
Three of the four leading Democratic presidential candidates have said they would consider cuts in US military aid to pressure Jerusalem into changing its policy in the West Bank. Two of the three, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, belong to the radical branch of the party. They are battling two other contenders: former VP Joe Biden, who represents the moderate mainstream branch of the party; and Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg, who ideologically could be placed between the two poles. Warren and Sanders hold radical views about many political, economic, and social issues and are isolationist on US foreign policy.
Netflix series, “The Spy” – The Story of Eli Cohen
Sophie Ben-Dor, the daughter of Israeli spy Eli Cohen said “it hurt” to watch the new Netflix series about her father’s life and execution in Syria, noting some historical inaccuracies in the adaptation but praising Sacha Baron Cohen’s performance. Ben-Dor laments ‘the distance from the truth’ about her legendary agent father, but understands and respects the show.
Israelis Test Classified Tunnel Tech To Stymie Terrorists
Israel has developed systems that are uncovering a great number of tunnels that cross the Israeli border from Gaza and Lebanon.
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