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Israeli Foreign Ministry: U.S. ignored Arab Radicalization

posted on September 17, 2012

Barak Ravid and Jonathan Lis report for Haaretz that for months the Israeli Foreign Ministry have been warning the U.S. State Department about the risk of violent attacks on American embassies in North African countries. “Senior Foreign Ministry officials say their conversations with their Washington counterparts have focused on what Jerusalem terms ‘radicalizing trends’ against not only Israel but also against the United States and the West in general,” write Ravid and Lis. But according to the Israelis, the American response has been to bury “its head in the sand.”

Read at Haaretz