4 Oct
"Iraqi perceptions of Israel are shaped by Israel’s relentless military occupation, settlement, and conduct in Palestinian land. As long as this continues and Israel, in Arab eyes, makes no serious move toward ending the occupation, and as long as the US continues to largely support the Israeli side in this conflict, yes, Iraq’s relationship with the US will remain very difficult."

—Joost Hiltermann, talking to Robert Tollast, in “Iraq in the Middle Part VII: Joost Hiltermann on Iraq’s Relations with Israel”, Small Wars Journal


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