Beholden: A Kiss Was Just A Kiss: Hillary Clinton’s March to the Hard Right on Israel

Hillary Clinton as secretary of state in Israel. (The Israel Project / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Hillary Clinton as secretary of state in Israel. (The Israel Project / CC BY-SA 2.0)

 

 

by Sandy Tolan

Once upon a time, Hillary Clinton was considered a (relative) progressive on the issue of Israel/Palestine. That was before she ran for U.S. Senate in New York, her first corrective step in a steady rightward march toward military intervention, war under false pretense, support for a military coup against a democratically elected president, a $29 billion weapons deal that benefited million-dollar donors to the Clinton Foundation, warm relations with accused war criminals then and now, and the embrace of a billionaire benefactor hell-bent on shutting down open discussion of Israel’s human rights disaster in the Israeli-occupied territories.

Click here to read the full article on TruthDig. This article is the fifth in “Beholden,” a seven-part series about the presidential candidates on Israel and Palestine.

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