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Bibi & Putin
Israel Pivots to Russia?
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  • delta 5297

    What a surprise. Netanyahu and Putin are birds of a feather. Both countries reject the values of the liberal international order and instead subscribe to an ideology of might-makes-right. Russia has annexed Crimea, while Israel is in the process of doing the same to the West Bank. They also cynically exacerbated their terrorist problems and used the subsequent chaos and violence to bolster their domestic legitimacy, rather than pursuing a path that might lead to a lasting peace.

  • Frank Natoli

    The Soviet Union was the first country to recognize Israel. Really. Only when Israel became more and more aligned with Western powers did the Soviets acrobatically transition to an anti-Israel, pro-Arab policy. Now, Western powers being more enthusiastically anti-Semite than Russia, Israel is recognizing the benefits of a pro-Russia policy and vice versa.
    Be sure to thank the next Democrat you see. Thank him or her for 2008 and 2012, without which the above would have never happened.

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