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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153467 Date: 09/26/2018
Memo. Mideast good cop, bad cop. text and attached. Sid
From:
Sidney Blumenthal
RELEASE PART
To:
Hillary Clinton hr15@att.blackberry.net
Subject:
Memo. Mideast good cop, bad cop. text and attached. Sid
NOT FOR PUBLIC USE
January 27, 2009
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: Good Cop, Bad Cop The same sources that informed during the campaign that Sarah Palin had been invited the Israel rally that you were
scheduled address without telling you are now saying that the attack last week Abe Foxman ADL the appointment
George Mitchell Special Envoy the Middle East was coordinated Jewish institutional leaders and carefully scripted.
Malcolm Hoenlein, vice chairman the Conference Presidents Major Jewish Organizations, the chief organizer. Foxman
was chosen point man shoot the first round, but was hardly acting alone. Foxmans remark that Mitchell neutral and
therefore suspect simply lays down amarker. Mitchell distrusted for his previous work and statements the issue. That Arab descent, which has deliberately gone unmentioned for now but may used later, makes him politically vulnerable,
whatever his qualifications, skill stature. (Foxman: Sen. Mitchell fair. Hes been meticulously even-handed. But the fact
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153467 Date: 09/26/2018
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153467 Date: 09/26/2018
is, American policy the Middle East hasnt been even handed has been supportive Israel when felt Israel needed
critical U.S. support. concerned. not sure the situation requires that kind approach the Middle East.) The same sources tell that every one your conversations and communications with Bibi Netanyah uflows directly and
instantly back top Jewish leadership. You should, course, assume that nothing involving him private. Though Livni and
Barak signed the Gaza adventure and thought they would receive political credit, only Bibi gaining the aftermath.
The guiding assumption must that will likely become the next Israeli prime minister. (See report todays NYT: Gaza
War Gives Bigger Lift Israels Right Than Those Power, Isabel Kirschner, Jerusalem- With two weeks before
the Israeli elections, the politicians who seem have benefited the most from the military offensive against Hamas Gaza
are those who were not involved planning carrying out the war. That not because Israelis have regrets have become
faint-hearted about the casualties and destruction Gaza. the contrary, there appears have been ashift further the
right, reflecting afeeling among many voters that even tougher approach may now required. Recent polls indicate that
Likud, Benjamin Netanyahus right-wing opposition party, has retained and even increased its lead. The other party that
appears have gained the most ground the nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu, led Avigdor Lieberman.) June 1990, after Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir proposed stringent conditions for peace talks with the Palestinians
intended sabotage negotiations, Secretary State James Baker, testifying before the House Committee Foreign Affairs,
recited the White House general telephone number and said, call when you are serious about peace. Bakers tough stance
stunned the Israelis and eventually helped pressure Shamir into the process. Baker presented himself honest broker and
neutral party (like Mitchell), but never recovered his full ability operate, though his actions led the Madrid talks that
began the modern peace process. was savaged Jewish organizations, the Jewish press and among the phalanx
neoconservative media. (That President George H.W. Bushs chief staff John Sununu was Arab descent provided
leitmotif.) this day, despite his extraordinary effectiveness, Baker limited how might ever used the Middle East. You are always danger being maneuvered into Bakers position. Mitchell even more immediately danger. Gen.
Jones, widely distrusted Jewish leadership, wisely keeping avery low profile, but the extent emerges will
danger and targeted Baker redux (and Scowcrofts stalking horse). Bibi and the Jewish leadership should expected use political means, including outsourcing personal attacks, counter
moves the administration seeks any peace process initiating any negotiations. you know, Bibi deeply connected
political networks the US-media, Jewish groups, Republican leaders, and right-wing Christian right organizations. (In 1998,
Bibi tried undermine President Clintons peace process meeting the with and mobilizing nearly every influential
conservative columnist, the leaders the Southern Baptist Convention, Jerry Falwell, Fox News, etc.) order protect yourself and your emissaries the diplomatic effort from the inevitably intense fire which the Foxman
incident only aportent, you need apolitical heat shield. That barrier must aperson. That person should not adiplomat
(though Mitchell already targeted and will receive incoming). That person should organically tied the President,
invested with his authority and have explicitly political brief. That person should the bad cop. The bad cop must
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153467 Date: 09/26/2018
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153467 Date: 09/26/2018
political appointee, Jewish, considered the true friend Israel, and understood representing the presidents will. The bad
cop should already have sternly rebuked Foxman send the message back not play with fire. The bad cop
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153467 Date: 09/26/2018
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153470 Date: 09/26/2018
Re: Memo. Mideast good cop, bad cop. text and attached. Sid
From:
Sidney Blumenthal
RELEASE PART
To:
hdr22@clintonemail.com
CC:
Sidney Blumenthal
Subject:
Re: Memo. Mideast good cop, bad cop. text and attached. Sid
Memo not urgent, just long you get it. Talk when you can. Good strong start, steady goes.
Sent via Cingular Xpress Mail with Blackberry
From:
Date: Wed, Jan 2009 13:21:38 +0000
To: Sidney Blumenthal
Subject: Re: Memo. Mideast good cop, bad cop. text and attached. Sid
Thanks for these. And will call you the next few days.
From:
Date: Tue, Jan 2009 18:45:36 EST
To:
Subject: Memo. Mideast good cop, bad cop. text and attached. Sid
NOT FOR PUBLIC USE
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153470 Date: 09/26/2018
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153470 Date: 09/26/2018
January 27, 2009
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: Good Cop, Bad Cop The same sources that informed during the campaign that Sarah Palin had been invited the Israel rally that you were
scheduled address without telling you are now saying that the attack last week Abe Foxman ADL the appointment
George Mitchell Special Envoy the Middle East was coordinated Jewish institutional leaders and carefully scripted.
Malcolm Hoenlein, vice chairman the Conference Presidents Major Jewish Organizations, the chief organizer. Foxman
was chosen point man shoot the first round, but was hardly acting alone. Foxmans remark that Mitchell neutral and
therefore suspect simply lays down amarker. Mitche distrusted for his previous work and statements the issue. That Arab descent, which has deliberately gone unmentioned for now but may used later, makes him politically vulnerable,
whatever his qualifications, skill stature. (Foxman: Sen. Mitchell fair. Hes been meticulously even-handed. But the fact
is, American policy the Middle East hasnt been even handed has been supportive Israel when felt Israel needed
critical U.S. support. concerned. not sure the situation requires that kind approach the Middle East.) The same sources tell that every one your conversations and communications with Bibi Netanyah uflows directly and
instantly back top Jewish leadership. You should, course, assume that nothing involving him private. Though Livni and
Barak signed the Gaza adventure and thought they would receive political credit, only Bibi gaining the aftermath.
The guiding assumption must that will likely become the next Israeli prime minister. (See report todays NYT: Gaza
War Gives Bigger Lift Israels Right Than Those Power, Isabel Kirschner, Jerusalem- With two weeks before
the Israeli elections, the politicians who seem have benefited the most from the military offensive against
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2016-07895 Doc No. C06153470 Date: 09/26/2018