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Jewish groups support Bolton as UN diplomat
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By: MARILYN H. KARFELD Senior Staff Reporter

Major Jewish organizations are strongly supporting the nomination of John Bolton as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a fact that has flown under the public radar.


However, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), B'nai B'rith International (BBI), the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) all back Bolton's nomination.


In his letter, Abraham Foxman, ADL national director, called Bolton "a man of principle and integrity." Daniel S. Mariaschin, BBI executive vice president, said Bolton can have an "immediate and important impact" on efforts to reform the UN.


"It is not clear that the current problems of the UN can be ‘fixed,'" wrote Tom Neumann, JINSA executive director, in his letter to Lugar. But, "the path to effective progress lies in a U.S. ambassador with the ability to define discrete problems ... form coalitions ... and most important, (with) a clear moral compass defining democracy as a higher order of government." When not a government employee, Bolton has been a member of JINSA's board of advisers.

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  -Jewish groups support Bolton as UN diplomat not systems  May-15-05 05:12 PM   #0 
  - Correction: Rightwing Jewish organizations are supporting Bolton  IndianaGreen   May-15-05 05:14 PM   #1 
  - Neocons ardently support Israel  LdyGuique   May-15-05 05:17 PM   #4 
  - And you can be sure..  NeoConsSuck   May-15-05 06:52 PM   #22 
  - Agreed but that was the published title. n/t  not systems   May-15-05 05:26 PM   #5 
  - Good point.  necso   May-15-05 05:32 PM   #6 
  - And he's pro-Bush, pro-Sharon, and pro-Berlusconi. n/t  Darranar   May-15-05 06:33 PM   #16 
  - We should be careful to separate these people from other Jewish folks  Rockerdem   May-15-05 07:24 PM   #29 
  - Phucking idiots  buff2   May-15-05 05:15 PM   #2 
  - Makes sense...  killbotfactory   May-15-05 05:16 PM   #3 
  - The "crimes" of Israel are just about all the UN DOES pay attention to.  Jim Sagle   May-15-05 06:29 PM   #13 
     - Universe does not revolve around Israel.  Decay   May-15-05 06:32 PM   #15 
     - Tell it to the UN.  Jim Sagle   May-15-05 06:46 PM   #20 
     - I guess they don't find state-sanctioned stealing of land  killbotfactory   May-15-05 07:23 PM   #28 
        - I guess they're more fixated on the Jooooos than we are.  Jim Sagle   May-15-05 07:26 PM   #30 
           - Well, it's not like the Israel/Palestinian issue creates unwanted tension  killbotfactory   May-15-05 07:38 PM   #34 
              - Here's what I'm trying to convey: The I/P problem doesn't amount to a  Jim Sagle   May-15-05 07:45 PM   #38 
                 - There has been 1600 security council resolutions  killbotfactory   May-15-05 08:14 PM   #44 
  - Of course.  Decay   May-15-05 05:34 PM   #7 
  - So AIPAC and ADL support that thug Bolton?  entanglement   May-15-05 05:41 PM   #8 
  - Bolton........................  Copperred   May-15-05 05:44 PM   #9 
  - Ah yes, Online Journal...  yibbehobba   May-15-05 06:32 PM   #14 
     - If I give you the links to the FOX NEWS report on Israeli Spies  notadmblnd   May-15-05 07:33 PM   #32 
  - He was a force behind "Zionism is not racism"  chookie   May-15-05 06:02 PM   #10 
  - That is racism, but is not Zionism. n/t  Darranar   May-15-05 06:34 PM   #17 
  - I think...  Decay   May-15-05 06:39 PM   #18 
     - Nonsense. Have you met any Zionists?  Darranar   May-15-05 06:43 PM   #19 
        - Know many as well.  Decay   May-15-05 06:49 PM   #21 
           - Maybe you're talking to a different group, then...  Darranar   May-15-05 06:57 PM   #23 
              - Palestine?  Decay   May-15-05 07:03 PM   #24 
                 - I'm curious.  Colorado Blue   May-15-05 08:02 PM   #40 
                    - And before Israel, it was Canaan  killbotfactory   May-15-05 08:10 PM   #43 
  - Zionism has nothing to do with racism. It has to do with the  Colorado Blue   May-15-05 07:39 PM   #35 
  - And furthermore: although Zionism isn't racism, comments  Colorado Blue   May-15-05 07:42 PM   #36 
  - 72 or more resolutions have been passed by the UN against Israel  Jacobin   May-15-05 06:02 PM   #11 
  - Who does the UN think they are?!  Decay   May-15-05 06:12 PM   #12 
  - Actually that's not quite true.  ray of light   May-15-05 07:31 PM   #31 
  - bullies support bullies  sweetheart   May-15-05 07:15 PM   #25 
  - I've given money to ADL  mainer   May-15-05 07:18 PM   #26 
  - Well, contact them  NeoConsSuck   May-15-05 07:21 PM   #27 
  - You might want to find out if the story is correct. eom  struggle4progress   May-15-05 08:39 PM   #46 
  - Why are you using an article from a Jewish paper to start  Colorado Blue   May-15-05 07:33 PM   #33 
  - Why have you failed to see the distinction being made in this thread....  Media_Lies_Daily   May-15-05 07:44 PM   #37 
  - I see the distinction. I also see plenty of attacks on Jewish  Colorado Blue   May-15-05 08:04 PM   #41 
     - Foxman deserves to be criticized, and criticized harshly. n/t  Darranar   May-15-05 08:40 PM   #47 
        - OK, FINE. That is ONE PERSON. Not an entire nation or  Colorado Blue   May-15-05 08:49 PM   #49 
  - Well...  not systems   May-15-05 07:49 PM   #39 
     - I think, owing to your frequent commentaries in I/P, you don't  Colorado Blue   May-15-05 08:06 PM   #42 
        - I personally would be unhappy if a organization that ...  not systems   May-15-05 08:47 PM   #48 
  - Is there any independent confirmation of these claims?  struggle4progress   May-15-05 08:30 PM   #45 
  - locking  maddezmom   May-15-05 08:53 PM   #50 

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