05.08.2011 05.Aw-Elul, 5771
American Jewish Committee says resolution not enough, more measures targeting Syrian government, country’s energy sector should be passed.
Condemnation of Syria in the wake of the crackdown on anti-government movement in Hama that started last weekend has been vocal and near universal.
Israel has been one of the few exceptions.
Jerusalem has remained mute on the subject, perhaps because it has been preoccupied by protests at home over the cost of housing. More likely, however, because it does not want to be seen as supporting the movement that Syrian President Bashar Assad has accused of being orchestrated by Israel, in a bid to delegitimize it….