Did the Pro-Israel Lobby Contribute to Eric Cantor’s Defeat?

by Marsha B. Cohen News sites throughout the US — and Israel — are still displaying shock over the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by a Tea Party challenger in Virginia’s June 11 primary. The GOP leader was widely expected to… Continue Reading  

NORPAC: The Mission and the Message

by Marsha B. Cohen Today hundreds of buses packed with what organizers claim are about a thousand citizen advocates departed from various pick-up points in and around New York and  New Jersey for Washington, DC. They represent NORPAC (not an acronym… Continue Reading  

Recycling the “Friends of Hamas” Canard Against Chuck Hagel

by Marsha B. Cohen Taking advantage of the delay in the vote on Chuck Hagel’s nomination to the Senate, the spinmeisters of the anti-Hagel propaganda machine have a new charge to hurl at the former Nebraska Senator. Ben Shapiro of… Continue Reading  

AIPAC, NORPAC and Hagel

by Marsha B. Cohen The hearings to confirm Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense seem to have been obsessively focused on Israel, and on the threat Iran poses to Israel, with little interest on the part of most senators on… Continue Reading