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Samantha Power

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Another longstanding foreign policy flaw is the degree to which special interests dictate the way in which the "national interest" as a whole is defined and pursued.... America's important historic relationship with Israel has often led foreign policy decision-makers to defer reflexively to Israeli security assessments, and to replicate Israeli tactics, which, as the war in Lebanon last summer demonstrated, can turn out to be counter-productive.
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"Samantha Power on U.S. Foreign Policy", an interview with in Molly Lanzarotta, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (14 March 2007)

 
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