- Hillary’s court is the Israel lobby
- Tom Friedman says candidate with AIPAC backing can raise in 3 phone calls what his opponent needs 50,000 calls to raise!
- Sapping Assad’s Strength: Israel Stirs the Pot in Syria
- MSNBC's Rachel Maddow's Iran Misinformation
- President of international war crimes tribunal may have worked to shield Israelis from prosecution
- What will Obama do?
- The Strange History of the Anti-Defamation League: ADL Spies
- In Search of Real Liberty: The NSA and the Infrastructure of the Surveillance State
- Don’t Forget Syria
- Despite aid received from USA and donors, Israel ranks low in international giving
CNI works for U.S. Middle East policies that represent the highest values of our founders and our citizens and that work to sustain a nation of honor, decency, security, and prosperity.
Did You Know?
The Basics: Re-examining our Policies
Many of the most serious dangers facing Americans today stem from our highly unusual relationship with Israel.
Our uniquely massive support for Israel has cost trillions of dollars and multitudes of lives.
It has diminished our moral standing in the world, lessened our domestic freedoms, and exposed us to unnecessary and growing peril.
The majority of Americans – as well as our diplomatic and military experts – oppose this unique relationship.
Yet, special interest lobbies continue to foment policies that are disastrous for our nation and tragic for the region.
If we are to have sensible, effective policies that promote safety rather than danger, then it is essential that all Americans become active and informed. Lives depend on it.
US Expert's Comment
The Hidden History
The Israel Lobby
The Israel lobby is one of the most powerful and pervasive special interest groups in the United States. It consists of a multitude of powerful institutions and individuals that work to influence Congress, the president, academia, the media, religious institutions, and American public opinion on behalf of Israel. Read more
"...a passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a variety of evils.
Sympathy for the favorite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest in cases where no real common interest exists, and infusing into one the enmities of the other, betrays the former into aparticipation in the quarrels and wars of the latter without adequate inducement or justification.
...and it gives to ambitious, corrupted, or deluded citizens (who devote themselves to the favorite nation) facility to betray or sacrifice the interests of their own country,
...such attachments are particularly alarming to the truly enlightened and independent patriot. How many opportunities do they afford to tamper with domestic factions, to practice the arts of seduction, to mislead public opinion, to influence or awe the public councils...
Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence... the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake..."