American Legion calls upon the 115th US Congress to publicly, impartially, and thoroughly investigate the attack on the USS Liberty and its aftermath and to commence its investigation before the end of 2017, the 50th anniversary year of the attack.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Transfers Millions in Cash to Offshore Entities
The SPLC has reaped a bonanza in donations following Charlottesville, despite the SPLC’s gargantuan budget, questionable financial practices, & sometimes pro-Israel stance. The Washington Free Beacon, CounterPunch, and Mondoweiss reveal little-known information…
Ha’aretz: Europe Must Not Buy What Israel Is Selling to Combat Terror
Israel has managed to turn 50 years of Palestinian resistance to occupation into a cottage industry, and is now selling the concept of a police state to the world
Israeli kingpins behind ‘monstrous’ international financial scam ‘binary options’
The Times of Israel and others report on the fraudulent binary options industry that generates $5 to $10 billion a year and largely emanates from Israel. For 10 years it scammed hundreds of thousands of victims worldwide out of billions of dollars with little or no intervention from Israeli law enforcement. Israel’s current bill would allow binary options pushers to re-brand their product and continue to defraud customers abroad with impunity. An analyst writes: ‘Israel is so corrupt that these borderline criminals run the country.’
Chas Freeman’s statement on the power and tactics of the Israel lobby’s ‘unscrupulous people’
Chas Freeman’s 2009 statement is as relevant as it was when he made it: “The tactics of the Israel Lobby plumb the depths of dishonor and indecency and include character assassination, selective misquotation, the willful distortion of the record, the fabrication of falsehoods, and an utter disregard for the truth…”
The Intercept: U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminalize Support for BDS
AIPAC helped craft a bill making BDS a felony, subject to a minimum civil penalty of $250K and a maximum criminal penalty of $1 million and 20 years in prison; many of its cosponsors have no idea what the bill contains.
Israel is not as Christian-friendly as you think
The recent conviction of an Israeli settler for an arson attack on the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes is a reminder that Jewish extremism toward Christians and their holy sites is a problem as old as the state of Israel itself.
Diverse groups push for ‘Anti-Semitism Envoy’ who monitors criticism of Israel
A former Antisemitism Envoy adopted a new, Israel-centric definition for antisemitism, and then used it to train U.S. diplomats. The envoy position has proved a revolving door to Israel lobbying organizations (see video). Now groups from the ADL to the Southern Poverty Law Center are disturbed that Trump isn’t filling the position.
Old Palestinian photos & films hidden in IDF archive show different history than Israeli claims
An Israeli art historian discovered “war booty films” hidden by the IDF for decades. After a protracted legal struggle, she’s made a documentary that depicts a very different history than Israel claims, and shows the work of Palestinian filmmakers forgotten by history…
Naval Institute on the USS Liberty: The Spy Ship Left Out in the Cold
Declassified documents and interviews that U.S. leaders, anxious to protect Israel from bad PR, contemplated sinking the ship at sea to prevent reporters from photographing the damage. Israeli diplomats manipulated the media to downplay or kill stories about the attack and even silenced an angry President Lyndon Johnson by threatening to publicly accuse him of “blood libel” or anti-Semitism.