America, don’t do us any favors
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is acting like Santa Claus on Christmas and handing out presents to Israel. If not Jonathan Pollard — then perhaps a visa waiver for Israelis seeking to travel in the U.S. for up to three months.
No, thank you. Even though Israel would be wise to show a more flexible position in the current negotiations with the Palestinians, who are the primary peace rejectionists, there is no need to compensate Israel with visa-less trips to Disneyland.
The proposal resulted in an embarrassing response. In two Congressional committees, an outrageous sentiment was voiced whereby Israelis are not getting visa exemptions because of concerns over increased espionage activities on U.S. soil. This is vulgar — since the Pollard affair 29 years ago, Israel minimized and rolled back such endeavors to a veritable halt. The…
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