Washington Diarist

September 1978
New Republic;9/16/78, Vol. 179 Issue 12, p34
Provides insights on the appointment of Edward Sanders as Senior Adviser to the United States President and Secretary of State and as replacement for Mark Siegel. Task of Sanders as liaison with the Jewish community; Need for an intellectually authoritative voice in the Jewish lobby; Tradition among American diplomatic professionals of not being just anti-Israel or anti-Zionist but downright anti-Jewish; Post-World War I boundaries of the Middle East drawn by Sykes and Picot, experts from the British and French foreign ministries.


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