George Tenet’s Rebirth as Critic of Israel Policy

Did George Tenet’s threat to resign cause Clinton to scuttle deal with Israel to release imprisoned spy Jonathan Pollard in ’98? Did Tenet lie about his role? And does Tenet secretly share Walt and Mearsheimer’s view that the Israel lobby drives our foreign policy? All Tenet’s talk about Wolfowitz, Feith and Perle; W&M got labeled antisemitic for daring to string those names together…

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  1. Richard Witty says:

    Phil,
    Don't you think it is ironic that the Wolfowitz scandal at the World Bank is associated with his relationship to a non-Jewish Arab girlfriend.

    Is Wolfowitz not then a great practitioner of Jewish assimilation?

    No one that I've read, left or right, has commented on the implications of his willingly being in an intimate (and assumingly respectful) relationship with an "other".

    Or should we judge on the basis of "do as I say, not as I do?"

    Where is the mirror?