What’s in Al Jazeera’s undercover film on the US Israel lobby?

Al Jazeera’s upcoming undercover documentary reportedly shows that neoconservative think tank Foundation for Defense of Democracies is working as a spy for the Israeli government. The organization is not registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
The film is also said to reveal deepening ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, as well as Qatar.

Arizona university forces speakers to sign pledge they don’t boycott Israel

Arizona State University requires speakers and other entities to sign a “No BDS” agreement before participating in events on campus. This didn’t set well with Hatem Bazian, who was invited to speak about Palestine and BDS. He filed a lawsuit against ASU for gross violation of free speech rights.

In January 2017 the Anti-Defamation League and Israel’s Reut Institute co-published a strategy paper that analyzed the movement for Palestinian rights and detailed diverse strategies to defeat it. The paper said that despite a “robust coordinated global effort” on behalf of Israel, increasing numbers of people were supporting Palestinian rights. Read the paper here…

How Israel and its partisans work to censor the Internet

Numerous projects work to flood social media with pro-Israel propaganda, while blocking facts Israel dislikes. The projects utilize Israeli soldiers, students, American teens and others, and range from infiltrating Wikipedia to influencing YouTube. One works out of Jewish Community Centers in the U.S…

Israeli Army’s Lies Can No Longer Salvage Its Image

The lies that started 100 years ago with “a land without people for a people without a land” continue. But with CCTV, smartphones, and social media, Israel’s army can’t seem to manufacture airtight alibis anymore. Jonathan Cooke documents the fact that its slogan, “the most moral army in the world,” is built on cover ups, past and present, including a history of planting weapons on its victims…

Israel is trying to ‘suck America into’ Iranian war that could lead to world war — Lawrence Wilkerson

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, speaks about the possible damage to the Middle East and beyond, if Israel gets its way. Israel needs the power of the US to go into attack mode against Iran’s proverbial “existential threat.” Contains a video of his speech.

Inside the Clandestine World of Israel’s ‘BDS-busting’ Ministry

Leaders of Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry leaders see themselves as the heads of a commando unit, gathering and disseminating information about “supporters of the delegitimization of Israel” – and they prefer most of their actions be kept secret. Its Minister, however, gave a little away at one point, tweeting: “Had a great meeting with CNN Pres. Jeff Zucker on the role of CNN in the Mid.East. Looking forward to continuing our conversation #intv2017.”