AFL-CIO defends Israel, criticizes US 'scolding'

The AFL-CIO, long a staunch supporter of Israel, rallies strongly to its defense as critics decry its invasion of Lebanon, Monitor contributor Ed Townsend reports.

Israel ''has a right to defend its security'' with military strikes to choke off Palestinian terrorism, AFL-CIO spokesman Murray Seeger said.

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