Will Trump Recognize Israeli Annexations?

Israel and its lobby want President Trump to formally recognize territories annexed by Israel, but that most of the world consider unlawfully occupied. Bestowing U.S. legitimacy on Israel’s annexation of Syria’s Golan Heights, seized by Israel during the 1967 Six-Day War, would solidify a "buffer zone" to keep Hezbollah and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard at … Continue reading “Will Trump Recognize Israeli Annexations?”

Israel’s Foreign Agents Don’t Register, Why Should Russia’s?

The Department of Justice has ordered Russia’s U.S.-based RT news network to begin registering as Russian foreign agents under the 1938 Foreign Agents Registration Act. The law requires US-based agents of foreign principals to disclose financial information and activities in regular public filings overseen by a designated DOJ office. Over the years FARA has been … Continue reading “Israel’s Foreign Agents Don’t Register, Why Should Russia’s?”

Israel’s Foreign Agents Don’t Register, Should Russia’s?

The Department of Justice has ordered Russia’s U.S.-based RT news network to begin registering as Russian foreign agents under the 1938 Foreign Agents Registration Act. The law requires US-based agents of foreign principals to disclose financial information and activities in regular public filings overseen by a designated DOJ office. Over the years FARA has been … Continue reading “Israel’s Foreign Agents Don’t Register, Should Russia’s?”

62% of Americans Oppose Giving F-35 Jets to Israel

Israel has begun taking possession of allotments of F-35 stealth jets from the US. Although many reports describe the transfer as an Israeli "purchase" of the aircraft, under an unpopular ten-year $38 billion aid deal, Israel will receive fifty of the jets at no cost. Results from a public opinion poll of 1,000 American adults … Continue reading “62% of Americans Oppose Giving F-35 Jets to Israel”

69% Oppose AIPAC’s ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Act’

Results from a comprehensive public opinion poll of 2,500 American adults fielded through Google Surveys reveal widespread opposition to the top lobbying initiative of Israel’s US lobby in America, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Question: Congress may pass the Israel Anti-Boycott Act to punish Americans up to $1 million in fines & 20 … Continue reading “69% Oppose AIPAC’s ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Act’”

The ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Law’ Is Beyond Repair

The AIPAC-sponsored Israel Anti-Boycott Law, introduced in the House of Representatives as H.R.1697 and Senate as S.720, has generated a storm of grassroots pushback. The Intercept and American Civil Liberties Union protested the proposed laws, arguing that Americans supporting boycotts of Israel over its human rights violations could be hit with fines up to $1 … Continue reading “The ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Law’ Is Beyond Repair”

52% Say US Would Lie About Foreign Chemical Weapons

A statistically significant poll of the American adult Internet population reveals that 52.4% believe the US government would mislead them "about a foreign government’s use of chemical weapons in order to justify US military action." 45.7% responded that they did not believe the US government would mislead them, while the remainder (1.9%) provided other responses. … Continue reading “52% Say US Would Lie About Foreign Chemical Weapons”

AIPAC Still Our Biggest Foreign Agent

Alleged Russian meddling in the US electoral process will be the subject of a Senate Judiciary Hearing on Wednesday. The hearing is titled "Oversight of the Justice Department’s (Non) Enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act: Lessons from the Obama Administration and Current Compliance Practices." In 1938 the U.S. Congress passed the Foreign Agents Registration … Continue reading “AIPAC Still Our Biggest Foreign Agent”

Poll: Most Americans Aren’t Zionists

An unprecedented poll reveals the gaping void between American identification with Israel and the official positions taken by both major political parties. A majority of American adults – 70.3 percent – do not consider themselves Zionists when defined as "A Zionist is a person who believes in the development and protection of a Jewish nation … Continue reading “Poll: Most Americans Aren’t Zionists”

Poll: Americans Believe South Korea and Israel ‘Most Likely’ Allies To Embroil US in War

Americans view South Korea and Israel as two U.S. allies most likely to "embroil the US in an unnecessary, protracted and costly war." 36% of Americans believe South Korea is "most likely" while 28.5% of Americans believe Israel is "most likely." The US has security treaties with all countries in the survey except for Israel. … Continue reading “Poll: Americans Believe South Korea and Israel ‘Most Likely’ Allies To Embroil US in War”