Israeli publicist Avigdor Eskin explained in an exclusive interview with Radio Sputnik why the politics of US business magnate Donald Trump are proving so appealing to the electorate during his GOP US presidential campaign, and how national interests are also the motivation for Israeli military action at the border with Syria.
Can we call Donald Trump pro-Russian, and what is his real position on Russia and the crisis in Ukraine? How does American public opinion reflect his position?
Avigdor Eskin: When somebody calls Donald Trump pro-Russian, let me tell you a very short story from Washington, in 1982 or 1983. There was an attempt by the CIA to blow up something in Nicaragua, and the operation failed. The chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Barry Goldwater, who was the arch anticommunist as you remember, made a statement against this CIA operation, and I remember somebody from the young Republicans getting up and saying, “Oh, Barry Goldwater is a Communist!”
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