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Sheldon Adelson

Israeli think tank with GOP ties at center of Iran deal opposition

JERUSALEM With the U.S. Congress beginning hearings on the nuclear accord with Iran, Israeli opponents of the agreement are readying a full-court press to convince that the deal has too many loopholes that would allow Iran to build a nuclear weapon. "We will make our voice heard," Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon told McClatchy. "We will not miss an opportunity to tell our side of the story because it is our moral duty." One Israeli think tank at the center of the campaign is the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, whose largest donor is U.S. casino magnate and Republican benefactor Sheldon Adelson. Adelson and his wife, Miriam, gave $465,000 to...