Pro-Israel Lobby and US Middle East Policy

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As he reluctantly tries to forge a settlement in the Middle East, President Bush is being pushed toward Israel by forces that may agree on little else. In addition to the powerful Jewish lobby, some fundamentalist Christians and "Christian Zionists" have been equally supportive of Israel. With President Bush in the White House, that's more important than ever, and the Christian Right has a big voice in Congress, too. But President Bush won election with support from American Arabs, and he needs the Arab countries to make peace in the Middle East. We look at the domestic politics behind American Middle East foreign policy with spokesmen for Christian pro-family groups, major Jewish American organizations and Arab Americans.
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Wall Street Journal

American Israel Public Affairs Committee

Arab American Institute

Christian Coalition

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Creative Response Concepts

"The Deal Breakers"

Family Research Council

Citizen McCain



Warren Olney