Tags: AIPAC

Lobby for foreign government continues to bully state legislatures

Idaho & West Virginia have just passed AIPAC promoted legislation against BDS, the international boycott against Israel over its human rights abuses. The government of Israel has been leading the effort against BDS; in 2017 it approved $72 million to combat the human rights campaign… 33 states have now passed anti-BDS legislation

Top Biden cybersecurity aide Anne Neuberger donated over $500,000 to AIPAC as an NSA Official

Is it appropriate for a high-ranking intelligence official to contribute hundreds of thousands of dollars to a lobby often aligned with the policy interests of a foreign government? Some national security experts point out that the Israeli government maintains an aggressive campaign of espionage against the US and has a deep interest in US cyber policy…

53 Jewish groups lobby Biden to adopt Israel-centric definition of antisemitism

Major Jewish organization call on Biden to adopt an Israel-centric definition of antisemitism for use by all federal departments and agencies… the definition defines many criticisms of Israel as ‘antisemitic’… some groups oppose the action, calling its use an ‘attack on academic freedom& free speech’

Congress has voted billions of dollars to Israel. No mainstream US media appear to have told Americans about this, which works out to over $7,000 per minute. AIPAC thanks & names the Congress members who helped pass this massive aid to a tiny, criminal foreign country… George Washington had warned against an attachment to any foreign nation, stating: “a passionate attachment of one Nation for another produces a variety of evils…”

‘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…

[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…

AIPAC strategist & longtime Biden friend is cautiously optimistic about Biden win

Jewish News of Northern California interview with Dem strategist Sam Lauter. Lauter had met Biden at an AIPAC conference in about 1983, telling him after listening to his speech, “When I graduate from Cal., I’m moving to D.C. to work for you.” (Lauter’s mother, Naomi, was involved in AIPAC’s founding… He later became AIPAC head for the SF Bay Area, and is currently a board member of the Democratic Majority for Israel… he has kept in touch with Biden on and off over the past 30-plus years…