Ocasio-Cortez says cut the military aid to Israel ‘on the table’ slams Netanyahu as “Trump-like figure’

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Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez raised her eyebrows in an interview on Sunday, as you said, the possibility for the reduction of the military or economic aid to Israel “on the table”, after the election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Ocasio-Cortez, was in the Yahoo News”, “Skullduggery” – a podcast, as you said, Netanyahu’s election comes during a troubling trend of the “authoritarianism in the world,” cried the leader, “Trump-like figure.”

Netanyahu has promised to “apply sovereignty” to Jewish settlements in the West Bank. He told Israel’s channel 12 TV: “we go to the next phase to extend Israeli sovereignty.”

“I’m going to impose, your Highness, but I’m not going to differentiate between settlement blocs and isolated settlements,” he continued, The Associated Press reported. “From my point of view, any point of the settlement is Israeli, and we have a responsibility, as the Israeli government. I’m not going to uproot someone, and I’m not a transfer of sovereignty to the Palestinians.”

The annexation of large parts of the West Bank damage could be recognized in the hope for an Israeli-Palestinian agreement on the terms of a Palestinian state on the Land of Israel in 1967. The New York Times reported that American officials have advised against any Israeli attempt to sovereignty in the disputed territory.

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel early in his term of office. The Palestinians, the search for Israeli-annexed East Jerusalem as its capital, suspended contact with the U.S. Trump also has recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan heights, a plateau Israel from Syria in 1967. The move was seen in Israel as a political gift from Trump to Netanyahu.

This is not the first time that the freshman representative spoke about the tensions in the region.


Ocasio-Cortez in July your comment on PBS, and ” “Firing Line was forced to explain,” when you referred to the “occupation of Palestine.” The Republicans rose to criticize the comment, your knowledge of the region. The host of the show, Margaret Hoover, asked a follow-up question and Ocasio-Cortez admitted, “I’m the expert on geopolitics to this Problem,” but said she believed in a two-state solution.

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