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Featured articles (L-R) Wendy Sherman, Shimon Peres, Daniel Shapiro.

Who Spies for Israel in Washington’s Nuclear Negotiations?

Five officials have the history, contacts and access to secret negotiations that make them prime candidates for spying for Israel… Wendy Sherman fits all the…

Mar 31 2015 / Read More » /

Declaring Independence from Israel: It’s Way Overdue!

The description of Israel as a close ally is not true, of course. It is not legally or practically an ally at all and never…

Mar 31 2015 / Read More » /

Netanyahu’s Spying Denials Contradicted by Secret NSA Documents

…top-secret NSA documents state that Israel targets the U.S. government for invasive electronic surveillance, and does so more aggressively and threateningly than almost any other country…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More » /

For Once, Don’t Blame the Israelis – Philip Giraldi

Was the intelligence obtained through a spy in the room feeding the information to the Israelis? ?A spy is, regrettably, more likely and one has…

Mar 27 2015 / Read More » /

The Basics: re-examining our policies

The United States has a unique relationship with Israel:

-- More U.S. tax money has been given to Israel than to any other nation – over $8 million per day (per capita, more than 7,000 times the average to others around the world). Large disbursements are also given to other Mideast nations, largely on behalf of Israel.

-- The U.S. regularly vetoes initiatives regarding Israel that are endorsed by numerous other nations.

Such policies are causing escalating harm to Americans: they have entangled us in tragic wars, damaged our economy, undermined our democratic processes, and placed our citizens in danger.

Yet, this is rarely discussed.

It is critical for our nation and others that these policies be thoroughly examined, openly debated, and honestly evaluated. Read more

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