Caroline Glick's criticism of AIPAC 2017 & of the American Jewish establishment in general - highlights:
The Israeli public has abandoned its support for the two-state paradigm.
The Israeli public believes past moves to implement the two-state paradigm have weakened the country.
The Israeli public believes any future attempt to implement the two-state paradigm will imperil the country.
76% of Israeli Jews want Israel to permanently retain sole responsibility for security in all of Judea and Samaria.
88% say Israel must permanently control the territory bordering Ben-Gurion Airport.
8!% insist Israel must permanently control the land that bordering the Tel-Aviv-Jerusalem highway Route 443.
In contrast to the Israeli public, the willful blindness of the American foreign policy establishment and of the American Jewish establishment was on display at AIPAC's policy conference.
Although AIPAC 2017 was held under the banner, "Many Voices, One Mission," precious few voices were heard reflecting the view of the overwhelming majority of Israelis.
No senior American policy-maker explained that any policy that requires Israel to make territorial concessions is an anti-Israel policy – in substance if not in intent.
No senior American policy-maker on either side of the partisan aisle is willing to allow the reality that informs the Israeli public to influence its thinking: the substance of Martin Indyk's and Elliott Abrams's views of the goal is largely the same: They both believe Israel should surrender the vast majority of Judea and Samaria to the PLO.
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