Obama’s UN nominee advocated invasion of Israel

Samantha Power, president’s choice for UN ambassador, said in 2002 interview US should impose solution on Israel, Palestinians, advocated deployment of massive military force in Israel

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama has selected as his nominee for US ambassador to the United Nations a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and academic who at one point in her career has advocated a US invasion of Israel.

Samantha Power, a former White House aide and Harvard professor, asserted in a 2002 interview in Berkley University that the US might in the future be forced to deploy a large military force in Israel in order to impose a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and establish a Palestinian state. Continue reading