The Red Green Alliance is Coming to America

The Impact of the Islamo-Leftist Coalition on US Jewry & Foreign Policy, & Israel's National Security

In a nutshell 

This document focuses on a social phenomenon and its current manifestation and significance known as the red-green alliance – the nexus between radical progressive groups to Islamists organizations, which have been ‘migrating’ from Europe to the US.  In light of the rise of identity politics, the collaboration between these two streams creates a powerful social and political axis, that has an increasing influence on American foreign policy in the  Middle East, as well as on the status of both Israel and the Jewish community in the US.  Among others, this document explains: the radical shift in the US  policy towards its traditional allies in the Middle East; the slowing momentum in the normalization process and the Abraham  Accords; the hesitant American approach towards Iran; and the seemingly surprising support of many within the progressive movement in the Hamas’ struggle for Palestinian hegemony on the expanse of the seemingly more moderate Palestinian Authority.


Acknowledgment  

The Reut Institute wishes to thank the Nagen Project and David  Bernstein, Founder of the Jewish Institute for Liberal Values, for their support and encouragement of the Reut Institute to engage in this topic.  We wish to thank Reut USA, and Gidi Grinstein, Founder, and  President of Reut, for both the financial support and for being part of the content development. We wish to acknowledge the following donors of Reut USA: Dana and Yossie Hollander, the Michael and  Lisa Leffel Foundation, and the Adam and Gila Milstein  Foundation.  The lead authors of this paper are Eran Shayshon, Adi Levy, and  Abed Assli, but a whole team was involved in this project,  including Barak Sella, Alex Grinberg, and Dr. Sara Hirshhorn.  Part of this paper relies on previous work led by Daphna Kaufman.



The Red Green Alliance is Coming to America

2022-01-10

National Security

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