Thursday, March 12, 2009

Washington Whispers

The Christian Science Monitor surveys postmortems on Chas Freeman's step-down as National Intelligence Council chair, including this:
The Washington Post reports that pro-Israeli bloggers and lobby groups worked behind the scenes with media and lawmakers to undermine Freeman's candidacy, though only a few organizations made public statements. The success of the campaign has highlighted the Obama administration's sensitivity to accusations of not being sufficiently pro-Israel.

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