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Iraq. Libya. Syria. Iran. ISIS. Russia’s recent intervention against ISIS in Syria. The “Arab Spring”. What the US could have and should have done differently. There was certainly enough discussion of the turmoil in the Middle East during the US democratic presidential debates on Tuesday night.
Yet even as lynch mobs were roaming the streets of Palestine, chanting “Death to Arabs,” while tens of thousands of Palestinians were joining demonstrations protesting Israel’s intensifying ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people, Israel was barely mentioned at all, and there was no reference from any of the would-be presidents about the “strategic value” of “our greatest ally.”