Monthly Archives: August 2012

Reflections on “Dump Israel!”

The above title refers to my post “U.S. intelligence community draft report says dump Israel!” which  appears immediately beneath this one.  

In it, I reviewed an article by Franklin Lamb which appeared recently on the Foreign Policy Journal website. Of all the posts I have put up on “www.jeff-goodall.com”, this one has achieved by far the widest coverage and number of site visits.  It has also resulted in posting and debate on a large number of forums, ranging from the right-wing “Stormfront” to the presumably more mainstream “Amazon.com”.

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U.S. intelligence community draft report says dump Israel!

According to an article by Franklin Lamb appearing on the Foreign Policy Journal’s website today, the Israel lobby is  preparing to trash a draft report prepared by the U.S. intelligence community that suggests the U.S. needs to drastically reduce its commitment to Israel for a number of increasingly urgent reasons.

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2005: Israel, Russia, and the Jewish oligarchs

“The oligarchs are Jewish businessmen whom the Russian authorities suspect of committing economic and other crimes, and who fled Russia after arrest warrants were issued against them… Senior officials in Jerusalem said today that if Putin or one of his staff asks for the extradition of Jewish businessmen residing in Israel, Israel would reject the request out of hand.”

“Jewish” businessmen residing in Israel… how convenient!

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AIPAC and the Foreign Registration Act: Petition

“The Foreign Registration Act clearly states that any lobby that acts on behalf of a foreign government must register as a foreign agent. Even though AIPAC has been caught spying for Israel, shamelessly campaigns to give American tax dollars to Israel for weapons that are used to kill Palestinian civilians, and lobbies for American soldiers to die in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Iran for Israel’s hegemony of the Middle East…

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U.S. ‘Country Report’ lists IDF & settler abuses

I never could figure out why Israeli ‘settlers’ attack Palestinians in order to punish the Israeli government for curbing settlements.  Of course, it may be nothing more than a self-serving excuse to do what they so love to do; beat up on men, women and children, destroy olive trees and crops, and damage or destroy places of worship. 

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U.K: The “Friends of Israel” threat to British sovereignty

“No Member shall act as a paid advocate in any proceeding of the House, and the acceptance of a bribe, including any fee, compensation or reward in connection with the promotion of, or opposition to, any business of the House is contrary to the law of Parliament.”

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