Category: Biden policies

How Israel loyalists keep US officials in line: Ambassador nominee is taken down

A detailed report on how Israel advocates have worked to oppose a distinguished nominee from becoming Ambassador to Brazil because of comments she had made over two decades ago about the Israel lobby…

Congress’ ‘Israel Normalization Act’ normalizes ethnic cleansing and impunity

H.R. 2748, the Israel Relations Normalization Act of 2021, expands the Abraham Accords, Trump-era weapons and business deals between apartheid Israel and other authoritarian regimes. These deals bribe Arab countries in the region to ignore both Israel’s settler colonialism and constant human rights violations. Last week, the bill passed in both the House and the Senate.

During a State Department briefing, reporters pressed spokesman Ned Price on the recent report by Amnesty International that Israel is perpetrating apartheid, and also asked him about the recent death of an 80-year-old American at the hands of Israeli soldiers. When Price said the US rejects Amnesty’s report, reporter Matt Lee pointed out that the State Dept uses Amnesty reports on numerous other nations. Read the facts here…

A chronicle of Israeli actions against Palestinians in 2021

Israel has outdone itself in 2021 – destroying large swaths of Gaza, shooting to kill Palestinian protesters, endangering Palestinian children, and more. Here is a rundown of the year’s violence, covered by numerous IAK posts – with hopes that together, we can work to bring justice and peace in 2022.