Insult and Injury: Obama Sends Susan Rice, Samantha Power to AIPAC

by Joel B. Pollak
February 26, 2015

President Barack Obama is sending National Security Advisor Susan Rice and UN Ambassador Samantha Power–widely seen as among the most anti-Israel members of his administration–to address a prominent pro-Israel gathering next week. The move isdescribed by the Associated Press as an effort to mend fences after the administration had withheld speakers from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference. In reality, it is a further slap in the face. Rice caused an uproar earlier this week when she told interviewer Charlie Rose that the forthcoming speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a special joint session of Congress was “destructive” to the U.S.-Israel relationship and to bipartisan support for Israel. AIPAC has spent the past 20 years warning Congress of Iran’s ambitions to become a nuclear power and to export terrorism throughout the region. READ MORE

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