Council for the National Interest
Featured articles netanyahu-boehner-554x414

How the GOP Became the Israel Party

How did the party of Eisenhower, Nixon, Reagan come to this? I am not persuaded by the evangelical argument…Christan Zionism may have peaked 15 years…

Apr 16 2015 / Read More » /
a98792_Dimona

How Israel’s Dimona nuclear reactor was concealed from the U.S. – Ha’aretz

New Documents on how Israel hid its nuclear weapons program from the U.S. Amir Oren, Ha’aretz – One of the most fascinating historical turning points…

Apr 15 2015 / Read More » /
Who-to-blame-for-Iraq-War1

Neo-Conservatives And The Israeli Lobby Are Promoting War With Iran, As They Did With Iraq

Many neo-conservatives have close ties with Israel’s right-wing.  Prominent neo-conservatives Richard Perle, Douglas Feith, James Colbert and David and Meyrav Wurmser wrote a memo to…

Apr 15 2015 / Read More » /
Graham.McCain.Schumer.CorkerCorker

Israel to push Congress to pass bill to hamper Iran deal

“Israel will try to persuade congressmen and senators to introduce a clause stipulating that the deal with Iran should be seen as an international treaty…

Apr 7 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

The experts on US policies toward Israel


Click here to go to the CNI YouTube channel

  • Alison Weir speaks about her new book in a number of cities in upcoming months! Click image for more info.

  • Our Mission

    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.

    George Washington

    "...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..." (Read more)

    –George Washington's farewell address

    300x250 ad code [Main page above the photo gallery]

    Follow us on Twitter

    Like us on Facebook

    Subscribe to our Newsletter



    Want to receive the latest from CNI, including
    action alerts and information about upcoming
    events? Sign up for our low-volume email list.

    * This field is required