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Britain's pro-Israeli lobby

Anthony Barnett
Anthony Barnett
16 November 2009

Watch Dispatches on Channel 4 this evening at 8pm. Peter Oborne presents a brave expose of the British lobby in the UK. Not that they do anything illegal, just that they should do it in the light. openDemocracy, supported by OurKingdom has published the pamphlet that accompanies the programme. You can read it, and the publishers statement by Tony Curzon Price, oD's Editor-in-Chief, HERE. More on its significance later.

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