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Former president George W. Bush presented with ADL's highest honor
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
February 8, 2014 04:41

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) presented President George W. Bush with its highest honor on Friday, the America’s Democratic Legacy Award.

Citing his inspirational leadership in promoting democratic values worldwide when faced with the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 during one of the most dramatic and consequential periods in American history; his commitment to securing Israeli-Palestinian peace; and his establishment of the United States’ first Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism;

"The best Middle Eastern policy starts with an alliance with the only democracy in the Middle East, and that is Israel. ... The cornerstone of peace begins with an unshakable US-Israel alliance,” stated President George W. Bush.

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