Category: USS Liberty

For more information on the USS Liberty, please see IfAmericansKnew.org

Fighting Israel’s Wars: How the U.S. military and government have become Zionized

Philip Giraldi reports that a highly focused and well-funded lobby on behalf of Israel has remarkable access both to the US political class and media. Israel has been uniquely successful at imposing its will over Congress and the White House, as the U.S. has largely become an Israeli puppet…

Los Angeles gala raises $53.8 Million for Israeli soldiers [videos]

Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces, a US nonprofit that supports Israeli soldiers, holds fundraisers all over the country. Donations to it are tax-deductible in the U.S, even though it doesn’t support the U.S. or American veterans, many of whom are financially stressed. The recent gala in Los Angeles, studded with business titans and movie stars, raised over $50 million for Israeli troops, despite the IDF’s record of human rights abuses…

Israeli ambassador pushes potential war to elite U.S. powerbrokers

A select group of Washington D.C. heavy hitters attended a Rosh Hashanah event at which the Israeli Ambassador laid out a rationale for another Israeli war. The attendees included Wolf Blitzer, Jason Greenblatt, Abe Foxman, Mort Klein, Eli Lake, White House insiders, Congressmen, political operatives, philanthropists, etc (detailed list)…

Giraldi: How Israel drives US policies exploiting a spineless Congress and White House

The Israel Lobby, especially AIPAC, is undeniably a foreign lobby, but it operates with complete impunity on Capitol Hill and also at state and local levels. Coincidentally, Congress has a peculiar pattern of brazen, bipartisan pro-Israel legislation and looking the other way on issues in which Israel may be culpable (e.g. USS Liberty). To put it succinctly, there is an Israeli hand in much of what the United States does internationally, and the involvement is not intended to do anything good for the American people.