White House says anonymous attack on Netanyahu is ‘inappropriate’

October 29, 2014 3:54 PM

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — A White House spokesman said a U.S. official’s anonymous attack describing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as cowardly was inappropriate.

“Certainly that’s not the administration’s view, and we think such comments are inappropriate and counterproductive,” Alistair Baskey, a National Security Council spokesman, said Wednesday when asked by JTA to comment on a story in the Atlantic this week that quoted a senior administration official ...

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