Liberal squad member’s shocking foreign policy comments have sparked outrage from all

The Radical Left’s understanding of foreign policy seems to be nonexistent. But now people are worried they’ve taken things too far.

Because a liberal squad member’s foreign policy comments have sparked mass outrage.

In a recent and horrifying move, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has labeled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a war criminal, asserting that he should not be permitted to address the U.S. Congress.

Her remarks have ignited a fierce debate, highlighting the deep divisions within American politics regarding U.S. support for Israel.

During an interview on “The Mehdi Hasan Show,” Ocasio-Cortez did not mince words, stating, “Netanyahu is a war criminal. I believe that Netanyahu should not be invited to address Congress and should not be given an audience.”

Her comments come at a time when Netanyahu is scheduled to speak before Congress, a move that has been both welcomed and criticized by various political factions.

Ocasio-Cortez, known for her progressive stance, has been a vocal critic of Netanyahu and his policies toward Palestinians.

She argues that his actions in Gaza and the West Bank amount to war crimes under international law. “We should not be endorsing or legitimizing his behavior by allowing him to speak in such a prestigious forum,” she added.

This is not the first time Netanyahu’s potential address to Congress has sparked controversy.

In 2015, he addressed Congress without the prior approval of the Obama administration, leading to significant backlash.

This latest invitation has once again brought to the fore the contentious issue of U.S.-Israel relations and the influence of the Israeli lobby in American politics.

Ocasio-Cortez’s comments have been met with mixed reactions.

Supporters of Israel, including many Republicans and some centrist Democrats, have condemned her statements as inflammatory and disrespectful.

They argue that Netanyahu is a democratically elected leader of a key U.S. ally and should be afforded the respect and platform that comes with such a position.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) responded to Ocasio-Cortez’s remarks by saying, “Prime Minister Netanyahu has been a steadfast ally of the United States and a defender of democracy in the Middle East. It is deeply troubling to hear such inflammatory rhetoric from a sitting member of Congress.”

McCarthy went on to emphasize the importance of maintaining strong U.S.-Israel relations and cautioned against the potential fallout from Ocasio-Cortez’s comments.

The divide over Netanyahu’s address to Congress reflects broader tensions within the Democratic Party, particularly between its progressive and establishment wings.

Progressive Democrats have increasingly criticized the U.S.’s unwavering support for Israel, calling for more balanced policies that also consider Palestinian rights and aspirations.

Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress, if it proceeds as planned, is likely to be a focal point for these debates.

It will test the Biden administration’s handling of U.S.-Israel relations and its approach to managing the differing views within the Democratic Party.

The administration’s response to Ocasio-Cortez’s comments and the broader progressive critique will be closely watched by both domestic and international observers.

Stay tuned to Prudent Politics.

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