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Israeli paper: Ron Paul is not anti-Israel - Interviews former foreign policy advicer & Israeli Dr. Leon Hadar

Israeli paper says Ron Paul is not anti-Israel. Interviews Israeli citizen who was Ron Paul's former foreign policy advisor.

Printed IN ISRAEL today. None of the media is printing it over here. Fair and balanced? Drudge did it too. We have to get out a balanced alternate view.

http://www.haaretz.com/news/u-s-elections-2012/u-s-president...

Published 21:05 27.12.11
U.S. presidential hopeful Ron Paul isn't anti-Israel, former aide says

Dr. Leon Hadar, an Israeli and U.S. citizen who advised the Republican presidential hopeful in 2008, rejects characterization of Paul by another ex-aide as wishing Israel 'did not exist at all.'
By Natasha Mozgovaya

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is not anti-Israel and does not advocate Israel's abolishment as a Jewish state, a former aide told Haaretz on Tuesday.

Speaking with Haaretz on Tuesday, Hadar discounted Paul's characterization as anti-Israel, saying: "He is against Israel as I am against January. He is just against foreign aid, and does not see any reason to grant an aid to the country that is a member of OECD."

"We should remember it's the primaries, and the Republican party establishment is not happy about his popularity, because on many issues his positions run contrary to the traditional party's agenda," Hadar added.

The former aide also indicated that Rep. Paul was in favor of "economic cooperation with Israel, he was interested in the economic reforms in Israel."

"He will be glad to see the conflict resolved and he said it's the right of Israel to attack Iran if it thinks that is necessary - but it shouldn't expect the U.S. to clean the mess," he said, adding that Paul is "very familiar with Israel's history. I didn't hear his conversations with his former aide, but I personally have never heard him say anything against Israel or the Jews."

Referring to claims according to which Paul was in favor of "handing Israel back" to the Arabs, Hadar said it was "absurd to say he is more supportive of Arabs or Iran than Israel - he just thinks the U.S. shouldn't meddle in other countries issues."

"I think it's quite pro-Israeli, because the U.S. won't stay in the Middle East forever, and Israel should figure out how to deal with its challenges," Hadar said, adding that there "is little doubt the current campaign against him and the attempts to paint him as anti-Israeli might cause him harm among the Evangelicals, whose support is more significant during the primaries than the Republican Jewish support."



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Get this one out folks - NOW.

This is an important piece

To refute Dondero. We now have idiotic talking heads on Fox repeating Dondero's claims:
http://www.dailypaul.com/197343/eric-bolling-spreading-misin...

The darn Dondero...

Why won't this guy just go away? I can't even imagine the most brain dead neocon thinking that what he says is in any way reasonable.

And yet here he is being quoted in foreign newspapers on Ron Paul.

Eric, we get it, you don't like Ron Paul. Now go and do something productive.

But in the full paper, he is

But in the full paper, he is completely refuted by someone who really is Jewish, really an Israeli, and it's in an Israeli paper, and he was one of Ron Paul's foreign advisors.

It's a far more credible person.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

No I understand what you're

No I understand what you're saying. I'm just amazed that Dondero still gets all the press that he does.

This needs to be reposted A

This needs to be reposted A LOT MORE. All the neocon sites smeared Ron Paul today with this, including Newsmax, Worldnetdaily, Drudge, and CNN, and NO ONE saw this article.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

drop this over at theblaze too

They love Israeli content more than US content, LOL

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Just sent to drudge

Just sent to drudge

Ten to one none of the neocon

Ten to one none of the neocon sites print it, as obvious a big lie as that is.

If not, we have to put more effort to get it out ourselves.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

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Done

Tweeted.

Real eyes realize real lies

We want our country back

Every year is a year for Ron Paul!

Post link to this story far and wide,

especially on Dondero/Rittberg stories.

New Hampshire and Ecuador.

Yup.

2nd day in a row that Gutfield on the 5 said Paul hates Israel. This is the new smear they are going with to make Paul unattractive to conservative voters.

Edit: Sent a polite email to The Five linking to the Haaretz story. Also sent one to Red Eye (since it's pretty much Gutfeld's show).

This is particularly more

This is particularly more significant a story than the one the neocons are spamming on all their outlets today, and it is even from an Israeli newspaper.

Spam it far and wide!

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

It's about time

those who have worked with him in the past speak up in support of the Ron Paul we've all come to know and love.

If people in America see the

If people in America see the article from the newspaper in Israel.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

Strong piece

Strong piece

Glad this is settled...

Ron Paul is a Master when it comes to economics. He is not foolish about Israel. For one thing Israel makes an excellent trading partner with the United States like any other country which does business here. Of course there are Jewish people in the US who have blasted Ron Paul for his view on foreign aid. Nonetheless we do not hear any negative comments coming from Israel where many Jews make Israel their home. The outspoken Jews here in the US can live in Israel, but, of course they don't. And for that reason their comments have no validity nor are they taken seriously and they have no ill effect on President Paul.

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