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The Obama Administration’s Final Warning on the Middle East Peace Process | The New Yorker

… The Administration had been “alarmed” by many of Trump’s appointments to his national-security team—notably the appointment of Michael Flynn as national-security adviser—but the selection of Friedman was “over the top.”

“The last thing you want to do as you leave office is to pick a fight with the organized Jewish community, but Friedman is so beyond the pale,” an adviser said. “He put his political and charitable support directly into the settlements; he compares Jews on the left to the kapos in the concentration camps—it just put it over the top.”

Source: The Obama Administration’s Final Warning on the Middle East Peace Process – The New Yorker

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