by Scott Creighton
The new head of the UK’s Labor Party attended the annual Labour Friends of Israel meeting last night. Friends of Israel is the UK’s version of AIPAC, for those of you who don’t know. As head of the party hosting the event, Jeremy Corbyn was obliged to attend and make a brief speech.
During the speech, Corbyn, who’s stance on Palestine and the occupation thereof is well known, laid out a rather rational and respectful position to the meeting’s mostly Jewish attendees.
“I have taken an enormous interest in the affairs of the Middle East. I’ve been nine times and met many people – some I agree with, some I don’t. I have neutral opinions on many things.
But it’s also about dialogue and how you bring about that long-term dialogue. That’s what I want to see.
The issue of recognition of Palestine is something that was…
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