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Forum: Diavlog comments 11-27-2011, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Ocean
Re: Values Added: The Whirligig of Time (Glenn Loury & Walter Russell Mead)

Correct, IMO.

It's always seemed to me that the US-Israel relationship is a marriage of convenience, which at times goes really sour. Each party is trying to get the most out of the deal....
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-26-2011, 10:40 PM
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Views: 21,047
Posted By Ocean
Re: Values Added: The Whirligig of Time (Glenn Loury & Walter Russell Mead)

My comment is less about blaming and more about making an observation. By now it's clear that we agree that Walter was responding intensely not only to Glenn's questions but to the overarching debate...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-26-2011, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Ocean
Re: Values Added: The Whirligig of Time (Glenn Loury & Walter Russell Mead)

I listened to that segment of the diavlog again.

Walter states that it isn't Jews who drive US foreign policy towards Israel. He supports this claim by stating that American Jews are, as a group,...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-25-2011, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Ocean
Re: Values Added: The Whirligig of Time (Glenn Loury & Walter Russell Mead)

Okay, I'll take it that it is a misperception of anti-Semitism based on associating the view that there may be Jewish political groups that influence US foreign policy with some other heavy duty...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-24-2011, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Ocean
Re: Values Added: The Whirligig of Time (Glenn Loury & Walter Russell Mead)

Perhaps instead of putting this in terms of competing which factors favored Americans protecting Jews, we could come up with a list of such factors:

1. Demonize the Nazis ---> protect the Jews.
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Forum: Diavlog comments 11-23-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,047
Posted By Ocean
Re: The deWaltMearsheiming of Loury

Let me get this right. You're saying that there are antisemitic groups that make up stories about Jewish conspiracies and cabals exerting secret disproportionately powerful control over US government...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-23-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,047
Posted By Ocean
Re: Values Added: The Whirligig of Time (Glenn Loury & Walter Russell Mead)

Especially considering that he may have been in a submarine.
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-23-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 157
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Posted By Ocean
Re: Values Added: The Whirligig of Time (Glenn Loury & Walter Russell Mead)

Interesting conversation. But someone will have to explain what this antisemitism-a-la-Mead is about. Even if the estimation that Jewish American influence foreign affairs heavily isn't accurate, why...
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