Responding to Senator Bernie Sanders
May 28, 2021
In the The New York Times (May 14), U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders wrote an essay entitled “The U.S. Must Support an Evenhanded Approach in the Middle East” (and, unusually, 24 hours later, retitled “The U.S. Must Stop Being an Apologist for the Netanyahu Government”).
Whatever the title, the thrust of the senator’s comments remains exactly the same.
Given the timing, this presumably means an appeal to the United States to move to the 50-yard line in the latest round of Hamas-triggered conflict with Israel.
Forgive me, an evenhanded approach?
To become evenhanded between the aggre...