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Mr. Ghannouchi Goes to the Washington Institute

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The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, the think tank created by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee to “do AIPAC’s work but appear independent,” recently hosted Rachid Ghannouchi, leader of Tunisia’s an-Nahda movement, the main benificiary of the Arab Spring “revolution” in Tunisia. Perhaps fortuitously for Mr. Ghannouchi, WINEP’s tape recording of the event “ran out and was not replaced” before he was asked by “the Institute’s senior research staff and several select, invited guests” questions about the issue that most concerned those present:

During this part of the seminar, Mr. Ghannouchi stated that an-Nahda opposes the inclusion of a prohibition on normalization with Israel in the Tunisian constitution, which he said was not the proper vehicle for addressing the issue.

Written by Maidhc Ó Cathail

December 24, 2011 at 5:13 am

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  1. […] was prepared to host the supposedly Israel-threatening Ghannouchi soon after the election. As I noted previously, WINEP’s tape recording of the event “ran out and was not replaced” before he was asked by […]


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