Israel’s attack on the USS Liberty in 1967 is the only peacetime attack on a US naval vessel that Congress has formally refused to investigate. The survivors are still awaiting justice. Please join them in demanding accountability by signing this petition calling on Congress to open an official investigation.
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Naval Institute on the USS Liberty: The Spy Ship Left Out in the Cold
Declassified documents and interviews that U.S. leaders, anxious to protect Israel from bad PR, contemplated sinking the ship at sea to prevent reporters from photographing the damage. Israeli diplomats manipulated the media to downplay or kill stories about the attack and even silenced an angry President Lyndon Johnson by threatening to publicly accuse him of “blood libel” or anti-Semitism.
The Six Day War and Israeli Lies: What I Saw at the CIA
Former CIA officer Melvin Goodman reveals the questionable role played by presidential advisor Walt Rostow, and describes how Israeli leaders lied to the White House about the start of the war, lied to the U.S. ambassador about non-existent Egyptian military movements, and lied to everyone about Israel’s attack on the USS Liberty…
In 1976 Nathan Glazer wrote that supporting Israel was against U.S. interests and was largely driven by Jewish Americans
Philip Weiss writes in Mondoweiss that Glazer correctly stated that supporting Israel was counter to U.S. interests and that this support was garnered through pressure from the US Jewish establishment. Weiss writes that the lobby’s success is closely related to the rise of Jews in the establishment, with Jews at the heads of global industries from finance to education to Hollywood to government, media, the Supreme Court…
A history of how Israel out-foxed US Presidents, from Eisenhower to Obama
Over the past six decades, Israeli leaders have refined their strategies for taking advantage of their staunchest ally, the United States. Israeli leaders have frequently manipulated and misled American presidents out of a confidence that U.S. politicians deeply fear the political fallout from any public battle with Israel…
How pro-Israel neocons pushed for war in Iraq [VIDEO]
Israel and its American partisans played a major role – perhaps the decisive role – in pushing the U.S. to invade Iraq, because they considered Iraq a potential threat to Israel – an invasion that has resulted in the deaths of half a million Iraqis, 7,000 Americans, will cost Americans trillions of dollars, and led to the regional chaos we see today