The Israel lobby's power over Congress: Both parties obey

Norseman
Published on Apr 2, 2021
Pro-Israel organizations and individuals have acquired major power in Congress among both parties, driving many US policies. A number of books have described this situation, including "The Israel Lobby" by Professors John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt, "They Dare to speak Out" by former Congressman Paul Findley, "The Lobby" by Edward Tivnan, "Big Israel" by Grant Smith, and "Against Our Better Judgment" by Alison Weir.

The AIPAC conference in the video is the national convention of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, one of the most powerful lobbies in the U.S.

The photo at the end of the video of a bullet-riddled ship is of the USS Liberty, a U.S. Navy ship attacked by Israeli forces. For information see: https://ifamericansknew.org/us_ints/ussliberty.html

The Republican donor Sheldon Adelson was a billionaire casino owner who gave millions of dollars to candidates. See more info and another video here: https://israelpalestinenews.org/pro-israel-mega-donor-sheldon-adelson-dies-at-87/

The Democrat donor Haim Adelson is an Israeli-American who also gives millions of dollars to candidates on behalf of Israel. See the entire video here: https://youtu.be/yQBPq6v70yI
Saban and Adelson sometimes work together, e.g. https://israelpalestinenews.org/flashback-secretive-adelson-saban-summit-raised-millions-to-fight-bds/

There are many other such pro-Israel campaign donors.

Below are resources and citations for information on the Israel-Palestine issue:

• US tax money to Israel: https://ifamericansknew.org/stat/cost.html and https://ifamericansknew.org/stat/usaid.html


• The history of the issue: https://ifamericansknew.org/history/ and http://iakn.us/AOBJ-book


• A list of the Israel lobby: https://israelpalestinenews.org/the-israel-lobby-a-list/

• The situation for Palestinians: https://israelpalestinenews.org/human-rights-reports-on-israel-palestine-regularly-updated/ and https://youtu.be/o22x81SCBiU and https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL32VRvwB-wefM5Me0HxUghy6U-Za4Imdm

• A list of Israelis and Palestinians killed since 2000: https://israelpalestinetimeline.org/

• Daily news and analysis: https://israelpalestinenews.org/

• Statistics and overall information: https://ifamericansknew.org/

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