Why Is the U.S. Playing Along With Israel’s Veto Over American Weapons Sales?

The facts are unbelievable. The U.S. Congress passed special legislation that requires the United States to hold a “consultation” with its ostensible ward, Israel, before signing arms deals in the Middle East. In other words, Israel has something close to veto power over America, rather than the opposite.

Giraldi: Israel’s Power over America Is Unlimited

Israel drives many US policies to the detriment of Americans… Trump, Biden Kamala, Warnock, Ossoff… Former Obama official: Even to acknowledge the fact that AIPAC was spending tens of millions to defeat the Iran deal [JCPOA] was supposedly anti-Semitic. To observe that the same people who supported the war in Iraq also opposed the Iran deal was similarly off limits… 

‘NY Times’ story on Iran-Al Qaeda is dishonest — and could help justify a U.S./Israeli attack

Trump and Netanyahu could be using the same scare tactics to justify any attacks on Iran they may be planning — and the Times may have fallen into their trap. The Times published a misleading report on its front page that further raises the risk that Trump and Netanyahu could provoke a conflict with Iran during the Trump administration’s final 66 days…

Israel Lobby’s latest way to extort money from US taxpayers

New bill would give Israel a veto over US arms sales… Cumulative US aid to Israel is $295 Billion – three times the amount the US spent to rebuild Europe after WWII under the Marshall Plan… Israel lobby group proposes that the US explode its already ballooning deficit even further by advancing cash to Israel under a new “Deferred Payment Plan”… 

Obituary: Erekat, negotiator, public face of Palestinian cause

Saeb Erekat, a familiar face in Palestinian politics for 40 years, has died from coronavirus. Erekat witnessed tumultuous events from an early age. He was 12 years old when Israeli tanks rolled into his hometown of Jericho. His first arrest was at the age of 13. In 1967, he witnessed a war that would last just six days, but which shaped the entire Middle East in the decades since. For Erekat, it would inform the decisions he made for the rest of his life…

[Satire] AIPAC Coordinator Harris to also hold ex-officio position of U.S. VP

The Dependent writes: Former US Senator Kamala Harris, who was promoted to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s Deputy National Coordinator, is going to hold the office of Vice President of the US in an ex-officio capacity. “Yes, as is the norm, Senator Harris will also be holding down the office of VP,” said AIPAC CEO Howard Kohr…