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U.S. Congressman Franks: ‘Israel not an Occupier’

Congressman Trent Franks outraged over White House’s ‘adversarial’ stance towards Israel, says this administration has become Iran’s ‘lobbyist’.

By Ari Soffer

The United States has become ‘almost adversarial’ towards Israel under the Obama administration, according to Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ).

Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) – Photo: Arutz Sheva

Speaking to Arutz Sheva at a Washington D.C. security conference, Franks contradicted a recent claim by Israel’s ambassador to the US that US Secretary of State John Kerry wasn’t threatening Israel when he warned of boycotts in the event that current negotiations with the Palestinian Authority fall through. The conference, entitled “American Security and the Iranian Bomb: Analyzing Threats at Home and Abroad,” saw several prominent members of Congress and former CIA Director James Woolsey discuss the threat posed to the US by the Islamic Republic. Continue Reading »