U.S. May Review Ties with Countries Deemed Anti-Israel

(Reuters) Dan Williams - The State Department's special envoy for monitoring and combating anti-Semitism, Elan Carr, said Sunday, "Certainly anti-Semitism on the part of a country with whom we have relations is a deep concern. I will be raising that issue in bilateral meetings that I am undertaking all over the world." Carr said the administration's equating of anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did in March, "breaks new ground...by making clear that something that a lot of us who are involved in the Jewish world and a lot of us who are proponents of a strong U.S.-Israel relationship have known for quite some time, and that is that one of the chief flavors of anti-Semitism in the world today is the flavor that conceals itself under anti-Zionism."

2019-05-07 00:00:00

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