Former Israeli Prime Minister: Israel Should Stand Up for Ukraine
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said it’s “inconceivable” that Israel doesn’t stand by its allies and clearly denounce Russia’s invasion.
In Washington’s eyes, a country that receives $3.8 billion a year in U.S. assistance, identifies itself as a Western democracy, touts its strategic alliance and “shared values” with Washington, and relies on U.S. diplomatic interference in world venues could be expected to wholeheartedly support the Western effort to stop Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Ben Lynfield is a former Arab affairs correspondent at the Jerusalem Post. He has written for the National, the Independent, and the Christian Science Monitor.
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