Striding across the opulent lobby of Manhattan’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel last Sunday morning, Michael Sonnenfeldt, chair of the pro-peace Israel Policy Forum, spotted Malcolm Hoenlein, the top executive of the nation’s leading Jewish umbrella group — the 50-year-old Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
“It seems like I’m always following you around,” joked Sonnenfeldt, a private investor with a linebacker’s build, extending his hand.
Will the recent test of an advanced North Korean ballistic missile awaken Washington from its long slumber on the issue of missile defenses?
Wake-up Call On Missiles?
Will the recent test of an advanced North Korean ballistic missile awaken Washington from its long slumber on the issue of missile defenses? That was the underlying question posed by a group of Israeli legislators who made the rounds in Washington this week, seeking to bolster missile defense cooperation and encourage American efforts to combat the escalating threat.