The 2016 race for the U.S presidency is on in earnest and one of the key issues that candidates tend to focus on is the perennial Mid-East crisis. Given the notable political influence of American Jews and the general support from evangelical Christians for Israels right to exist, presidential candidates try hard to woo this significant voting bloc.
It is, therefore, unsurprising that Democrat frontrunner Hillary Clinton has been reading from the politically favorable ‘stand with Israel’ script as part of her campaign to succeed Barack Obama. However, her sincerity on supporting Israel has been called into question following scrutiny on her past email correspondences with her political advisers.
Reporting for frontpagemag.com, Joseph Klein recalls a sample of Hillary’s statements made in support of her official stand: “I have stood with Israel my entire career… As president, I will continue this fight.” Klein, however, submits that peace and security in the region are not enhanced by “a loophole ridden deal with a fanatical Islamist regime (Iran) sworn to Israel’s destruction and to exporting its self-described ‘Islamic revolution’ around the world”. READ MORE