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September 20, 2002
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Bush administration officials told Jewish leaders Wednesday that protecting Israel would be a key concern in U.S. plans for any attack on Iraq. Members of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations met with Under Secretary of Defense Doug Feith and Deputy National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, and were assured that protecting Israel was a “priority concern,” said Malcolm Hoenlein, the conference’s executive vice chairman.

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