Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Max Blumenthal: With "Hollow Diplomacy," U.S. Created Political Space for Israeli Assault on Gaza

 Max Blumenthal, a best-selling author and senior writer for Alternet, says the Obama administration has practiced "hollow diplomacy," in order to "legitimize Netanayahu's ground operation and create political space for the kind of massacres that we have been witnessing. ... This is an absolute failure of U.S. diplomacy and an abdication of leadership by Barack Obama who says that he is heartbroken by these images that he is witnessing from the Gaza Strip, as he oversees and authorizes the shipment of the very weapons that are used to bombard hospitals."

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