In a unanimous decision, a DC court is allowing Palestinian plaintiffs to sue Sheldon Adelson & others for $1 billion over their support of Israeli settlements & alleged war crimes – including genocide.
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In 2015, billionaire Sheldon Adelson hosted a summit to battle the nonviolent boycott movement for Palestinian rights (BDS). All participants in the event pledged at least $1 million to cover the costs of “demonizing the demonizers…” Participants, true to the maxim that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, declined to discuss any financial pledges….
Guardian: Meet Dr Miriam Adelson: the record-breaking Republican donor driving Trump’s Israel policy
Evidence suggests that Miriam, an Israeli citizen, drives the Adelson’s actions to influence U.S policies on behalf of Israel… pushing for the relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem, donating an unprecedented $113m to this year’s midterm election… Miriam is wealthier than husband Sheldon, Rupert Murdoch…
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who seems to prefer Israel to the US, runs ‘Trump’s’ policies on Israel-Palestine
The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs details how casino magnate Sheldon Adelson uses his billions of dollars to advocate for Israel.
Israel partisans Sheldon Adelson and Michael Bloomberg are the top campaign donors leading up to midterm elections. Adelson, an American billionaire who has said he wished he’d served in the Israeli military instead of the US one, is donating tens of millions of dollars to Republicans. Bloomberg, a billionaire who twice flew to Israel to demonstrate his support of Israel during its massacres of Gazans, is giving tens of millions to Democrats….
Sheldon Adelson is reportedly spending at least $55 million during the upcoming midterm elections. Adelson has become the most influential donor in the Republican Party. Adelson’s total spending on behalf of Israel in the 2016 and 2018 election combined, will surpass $100 million, probably making him the largest single donor in American politics today.
In an unprecedented gift of our executive power to Israel, the House has passed for the very first time a law that forces the American president to give Israel a minimum of $3.8 billion per year. We have, in effect, crippled our ability to promote US interests in the Middle East. The new House version is even more generous to Israel than the Senate bill and the 2016 MOU… it amounts to $7,230 per minute to Israel, or $120 per second…
An Adelson pro-Israel initiative will operate on 80 campuses, spending six figures per campus – about $8 million to $10 million this school year. Among its activities will be to “recruit influencers” and take them on trips to Israel.
Every year, Birthright lies about the occupation to 50,000 young Jews visiting Israel. Telling the truth would simply add to the growing dissent against Israel’s policies.
From Emily Jane Fox’s “Born Trump”: DT’s 2016 AIPAC speech was stolen from Ron Dermer in a phone call w/ Jared Kushner. Trump was literally a mouthpiece for Israel.
Israel has manipulated the US into many foreign policy missteps – thanks to “Jewish power,” & its control over much of media & politics. The Israeli narrative thus dominates.
The UK Guardian reports that Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson gave Republicans $82m for the 2016 elections, and his views, notably staunch support for Netanyahu’s Israel, are now the official US line…
Spying on Linda Sarsour: Israeli Firm Compiled Anti-Sarsour Dossier for Adelson-funded U.S. Group Battling Her Campus Appearances
Ha’aretz reveals that a secretive Israeli firm collected intelligence on U.S. citizen Linda Sarsour and her family, acting on behalf of an American-Israeli organization established to combat the BDS movement. The firm delivered the dossier to the pro-Israel Act.IL group, which used it as the basis of a campaign to discourage U.S. colleges from allowing the pro-BDS activist to speak on campus
Israel supporter Sheldon Adelson donated $30 million to a top Republican PAC. This may be the single largest campaign donation in U.S. history. Adelson influenced Trump to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and end the Iran nuclear agreements.
Adelson-supported appointees include Nikki Haley, Mike Pompeo, & John Bolton.
Adelson was instrumental in removing Tillerson and McMaster, due to their support for the Iran agreement.
A powerful exposé by veteran Canadian news anchor Wendy Mesley on the role of billionaire campaign donor Sheldon Adelson in getting the U.S. embassy moved to Jerusalem, Trump’s abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal, and both U.S. and Canadian Mideast policies. A NY Times reporter explains that Adelson is “the enforcer” for the conservative wing of the Israel lobby.