Private Israeli firm NSO Group is under fire again. Its Pegasus spyware has hacked into 50,000 phone numbers belonging to activists, journalists, and world leaders, violating rights to privacy and international human rights law. NSO founders’ roots are in the IDF. NSO Group regularly tests its technologies on Palestinians…
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Why Is the U.S. Playing Along With Israel’s Veto Over American Weapons Sales?
The facts are unbelievable. The U.S. Congress passed special legislation that requires the United States to hold a “consultation” with its ostensible ward, Israel, before signing arms deals in the Middle East. In other words, Israel has something close to veto power over America, rather than the opposite.
Israel Lobby’s latest way to extort money from US taxpayers
New bill would give Israel a veto over US arms sales… Cumulative US aid to Israel is $295 Billion – three times the amount the US spent to rebuild Europe after WWII under the Marshall Plan… Israel lobby group proposes that the US explode its already ballooning deficit even further by advancing cash to Israel under a new “Deferred Payment Plan”…
UAE deal shows: world leaders see Israel lobby as a gatekeeper in Washington
The United Arab Emirates is seeking more support from the United States, and it believes it must go through Israel to get it. Other nations also understand the power of the Israel lobby in the US… Egypt, India, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Honduras, Qatar, Tunisia, Congo, Venezuela… Obama himself acknowledged the lobby’s gatekeeper role when he reached out to Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in order to hire Hillary Clinton as secretary of state… So in his most important appointment, Obama needed to show ‘credibility’ with the Israeli government and its lobby…
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.