20.07.2011 18.Tammus, 5771
See what GOP candidates say about Israel and how our panel ranks them. (GOP = Grand Old Party d.h. Republikaner)
The Israeli Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) just released a detailed analysis of the 2012 GOP field and its views on Israel-related matters. It makes for a modest but an interesting first attempt to assess this field – and a way for us to compare the INSS evaluation with the one of "The Israel Factor panel". The paper of the INSS can be read in full here, and one should be warned that it’s really no more than a description of candidate’s statements and positions on what INSS analyst Johannah Cornblatt thought relevant. What we’re doing in this post is taking some of the paragraphs dealing with the different candidates, and contrasting them with "The Israel Factor ranking" (complete statistics here). I’ve also added some comments at the end of each such paragraph….