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Aipac's hidden persuaders
The Israel lobby is aiming to soften up US public opinion for an attack on Iran. Americans should resist its propaganda
Despite the ballyhoo of the recent Aipac national policy conference in Washington, when Israel-US bonds were feted, relations between the two countries are currently more strained than at any time since 1991. That was when the elder George Bush, as US president, fiercely lobbied Yitzchak Shamir to join in the Madrid peace conference. Relations then reached their nadir when James Baker uttered his infamous remark about Israel's American-Jewish supporters: "Fuck the Jews, they don't even vote for us."
If relations continue to deteriorate in coming months, we might have to go back in time to the Suez crisis of 1956 to find a time when relations were this fraught.
A case in point is Iran. That bogey-nation was everywhere at the Aipac conference. Every keynote speech – if they weren't directly written by that group's staff – seemed unmistakably scripted and "on message", dedicated to the existential threat that Iran poses not just to Israel, but the entire world.
A glossy brochure distributed at the Aipac meeting showed a map (pictured below) centred on Iran and beyond, with a dark ominous ring around Iran's neighbours and as far away as India, Russia, Africa and eastern Europe. The message: these are the countries under imminent threat of Iranian ballistic missiles.
The brochure copy even intimates that the next step for Iran is "building a missile with range to reach US territory". (Never mind that Iran doesn't yet have any ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon, nor will it have the bomb itself for anywhere from a year to five years depending on which you source you choose to believe.)
Israel is in the midst of a massive diplomatic, political and intelligence campaign, both public and covert, that could lead – if those officials behind it have their way – towards a military strike on Iran. It is a war for the hearts and minds of Americans. Or you might call it the war before the war. In intelligence circles, this Israeli project is known as perception management and defined by the department of defence as:
Actions to convey and/or deny information … to foreign audiences to influence their emotions, motives and objective reasoning as well as to intelligence systems and leaders … ultimately resulting in foreign behaviours and official actions favourable to [US] objectives. In various ways, perception management combines truth projection, operations security, cover and deception and psychological operations.
The Israelis are following the template of the Bush administration's run-up to the Iraq war. First, the US government advocated half-hearted efforts at diplomatic engagement. Then it ratcheted up pressure through sanctions and UN resolutions. That is where the Israeli campaign stands now.
Aipac's members carried a unified message to Capitol Hill during their lobbying of US senators and members of Congress. They demanded that Congress pass the most draconian sanctions ever proposed against Iran. They demanded that Iran be offered a limited time in which to respond to an ultimatum insisting it drop its nuclear programme.
What then? If you review Aipac's literature and the various commentaries published either by Israeli diplomats or their supporters in the US media, they don't specify what comes next. But any sensible person can guess that the final step will be war: "Israeli leaders have … hinted at pre-emptive military strikes if they decide that diplomacy has failed."
The Israelis surely know that the Obama administration will never go to war against Iran. In fact, they know that Obama would not approve of Israel doing so. But I've become convinced, in doing the research and speaking to knowledgeable sources, that Israel is prepared at some date in the near future to attack Iran itself, even against the wishes of the US.
continuedAipac's hidden persuaders The Israel lobby is aiming to soften up US public... more
Watch the video to find out what turned ordinary American soldiers into the monsters revealed in the photographs.
Tales of Murder and Torture
The latest chapter in reporter Olivia Rousset's Abu Ghraib revelations. Three weeks ago on Dateline, Olivia revealed new evidence of horrific abuse at Abu Ghraib.
On the link above you can read the full transcript of the interview.....I suggest you read it, copy it, and mail it to everyone on your mailing list.
On a recent trip to the US, Olivia managed to track down two former Abu Ghraib guards - one who served time for committing abuses against Iraqi detainees and another who witnessed those shocking events. It's no small irony that both of these former US military policemen now see themselves as being among the victims of Abu Ghraib. Here's Olivia's story. And, as you would expect with this sort of report, be warned - some of what you're about to see is not exactly pretty and could even offend.
Broadcast - -Dateline - SBS Australia 03/08/06Watch the video to find out what turned ordinary American soldiers into the monsters... more
The rights group alleges they are illegally stripping Palestinian West Bank quarries of raw construction material for the benefit of the Israeli construction industry and the building of illegal Israeli settlements.Yesh Din has lodged a petition against the commander of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), the Israeli civil administration and the mining companies with the Israeli high court.
The Israeli mining companies involved operate under the jurisdiction of the IDF and the civil administration, which issue the requisite mining permits.
In its petition the rights group accuses them of the "illegal practice of brutal economic exploitation of a conquered territory to serve the exclusive economic needs of the occupying power that bluntly and directly violates basic principles of customary international law."
"Israel is transferring natural resources from the West Bank for Israeli benefit, and this is absolutely prohibited not only under international law but according to Israeli Supreme Court rulings," says Michael Sfard, lawyer for Yesh Din, which brought the case to Israel's high court.
"This is illegal transfer of land in the most literal of senses."
International law as outlined by the Hague Regulation 55 states that an occupying power is only permitted to administer public buildings, real estate, forest and the agricultural estates of the state it is occupying.
The Hague Conventions were international treaties negotiated at the First and Second Peace Conferences at The Hague in the Netherlands in 1899 and 1907, respectively.
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Little by little, Israeli GREED comes to surfaceThe rights group alleges they are illegally stripping Palestinian West Bank quarries... more
Civilians Pay Price of War from Above
Civilians Pay Price of War from Above
By Robert Fisk
May 08, 2009 "The Independent" -- Of course there will be an inquiry. And in the meantime, we shall be told that all the dead Afghan civilians were being used as "human shields" by the Taliban and we shall say that we "deeply regret" innocent lives that were lost. But we shall say that it's all the fault of the terrorists, not our heroic pilots and the US Marine special forces who were target spotting around Bala Baluk and Ganjabad.
When the Americans destroy Iraqi homes, there is an inquiry. And oh how the Israelis love inquiries (though they rarely reveal anything). It's the history of the modern Middle East. We are always right and when we are not, we (sometimes) apologise and then we blame it all on the "terrorists". Yes, we know the throat-cutters and beheaders and suicide bombers are quite prepared to slaughter the innocent.
But it was a sign of just how terrible the Afghan slaughter was that the powerless President Hamid Karzai sounded like a beacon of goodness yesterday appealing for "a higher platform of morality" in waging war, that we should conduct war as "better human beings".
And of course, the reason is quite simple. We live, they die. We don't risk our brave lads on the ground - not for civilians. Not for anything. Fire phosphorus shells into Fallujah. Fire tank shells into Najaf. We know we kill the innocent. Israel does exactly the same. It said the same after its allies massacred 1,700 at the refugee camps of Sabra and Chatila in 1982 and in the deaths of more than a thousand civilians in Lebanon in 2006 and after the death of more than a thousand Palestinians in Gaza this year.
And if we kill some gunmen at the same time - "terrorists", of course - then it is the same old "human shield" tactic and ultimately the "terrorists" are to blame. Our military tactics are now fully aligned with Israel.Civilians Pay Price of War from Above Civilians Pay Price of War from Above... more
Palestinians say that Netanyahu is not serious about restarting negotiations.
Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu address more than 60 ambassadors and over half the US Congress at the AIPAC conference Monday night. As Netanyahu reiterated that he will be a partner for peace for Palestinians, several Palestinian leaders ask what this really means.Palestinians say that Netanyahu is not serious about restarting negotiations. Joe... more
Antiwar Radio's Scott Horton and Grant F. Smith discuss Steve Rosenâs lawsuit against American Israel Public Affairs Commitee (AIPAC), the increasing political stakes in the upcoming Rosen/Weissman espionage trial, the growing political pressure for Barak Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to dismiss the case and the possibility that AIPAC's function as a foreign agent will be openly discussed in court.Antiwar Radio's Scott Horton and Grant F. Smith discuss Steve Rosenâs... more
The APAC spy case is dropped while the media terrorizes the public with swine flu hysteria
Here are a sample of what Americans think about federal procescuters dismissing espionage-related charges against two former pro-Israel lobbyists accused of disclosing classified U.S. defense information:
sloan.king - "WTF!"
pbm517 - "Israel is a PARASITE on the American taxpayer. We have given them OVER 10 MILLION DOLLARS A DAY since 1948 with no end in sight. We pay for hospitals, libraries , schools etc...in Israel while closing them in America (due to lack of funding). Israel has passed American military secrets (which were stolen) to communist China. It's time to tell our elected officials to put Americas interests before Israels."
JN - "Not surprising. We give Israel billions of dollars in economic and military aide every year, we give them all our best weapons, we shield them from criticism by the international community when it comes to their treatment of the Palestinians, we have dual American-Israeli citizens in political office (like Rahm Emanuel), we invaded and died in Iraq largely for Israel's own protection...so its not surprising we let them steal military secrets and get away with it. Just another example of how this country is RUN by the Israeli lobby. "
RichardF - "These Isreali spies were let off because a democratic member of congress was caught in a pay-for-play scandal on NSA wiretaps. "Rep. Jane Harman talked by phone with a person identified as an "Israeli intelligence agent," and promised to intervene with Nancy Pelosi on behalf of two people arrested in connection with an alleged collaboration between USG personnel and a Israeli government representative." Of course Rep. Harman will escape justice and the rule of law suffers another crushing defeat. "The APAC spy case is dropped while the media terrorizes the public with swine flu... more
Federal prosecutors moved Friday to dismiss espionage-related charges against two former pro-Israel lobbyists accused of disclosing classified defense information, ending a tortuous inside-the-Beltway legal battle rife with national security intrigue.Federal prosecutors moved Friday to dismiss espionage-related charges against two... more
THE ISRAEL LOBBY AND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY
yOU CAN ALL READ THIS BOOK ON HERE AND YOU CAN ALL USE IT TO DEBATE AGAINST THE ENORMOUS PROPAGANDA IN OUR MEDIA, AND ON CURRENT.COM
THE ISRAEL LOBBY AND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY
John J. Mearsheimer
Department of Political Science
University of Chicago
Stephen M. Walt
John F. Kennedy School of Government
March 2006 RWP06‐011
The two authors of this Working Paper are solely responsible for the views expressed in it. As academic institutions, Harvard University and the University of Chicago do not take positions on the scholarship of individual faculty, and this article should not be interpreted or portrayed as reflecting the official position of either institution.
An edited and reworked version of this paper was published in the
London Review of Books Vol. 28, No. 6 (March 23, 2006), and is available online at www.lrb.co.uk
THE ISRAEL LOBBY AND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY
U.S. foreign policy shapes events in every corner of the globe. Nowhere is this truer than in the Middle East, a region of recurring instability and enormous strategic importance. Most recently, the Bush Administration's attempt to transform the region into a community of democracies has helped produce a resilient insurgency in Iraq, a sharp rise in world oil prices, and terrorist bombings in Madrid, London, and Amman. With so much at stake for so many, all countries need to understand the forces that drive U.S. Middle East policy.
The U.S. national interest should be the primary object of American foreign policy. For the past several decades, however, and especially since the Six Day War in 1967, the centerpiece of U.S. Middle East policy has been its relationship with Israel. The combination of unwavering U.S. support for Israel and the related effort to spread democracy throughout the region has inflamed Arab and Islamic opinion and jeopardized U.S. security.
This situation has no equal in American political history. Why has the United States been willing to set aside its own security in order to advance the interests of another state? One might assume that the bond between the two countries is based on shared strategic interests or compelling moral imperatives. As we show below, however, neither of those explanations can account for the remarkable level of material and diplomatic support that the United States provides to Israel.
Instead, the overall thrust of U.S. policy in the region is due almost entirely to U
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From the article:
"We saw Mr. Obama as a symbol of [...] justice. We welcomed him with almost total enthusiasm until he underwent his first real test: Gaza. Even before he officially took office, we expected him to take a stand against Israel’s war on Gaza. We still hope that he will condemn, if only with simple words, this massacre that killed more than 1,300 Palestinians, many of them civilians. (I don’t know what you call it in other languages, but in Egypt we call this a massacre.) We expected him to address the reports that the Israeli military illegally used white phosphorus against the people of Gaza. We also wanted Mr. Obama, who studied law and political science at the greatest American universities, to recognize what we see as a simple, essential truth: the right of people in an occupied territory to resist military occupation.
But Mr. Obama has been silent. So his brilliantly written Inaugural Speech did not leave a big impression on Egyptians. We had already begun to tune out. We were beginning to recognize how far the distance is between the great American values that Mr. Obama embodies, and what can actually be accomplished in a country where support for Israel seems to transcend human rights and international law."From the article: "We saw Mr. Obama as a symbol of [...] justice. We welcomed... more
On February 1, 1979, Khomeini returned from exile to Tehran, where he was greeted by millions of Iranians at the airport. Days earlier the last Shah of Iran had fled the country, a year after public demonstrations had begun against his rule. His departure signalled the culmination of the Iranian Islamic revolution.
This video and three other episodes (aired on AlJazeera English on February, the first 2009) are a series of programmes analysing the political circumstances prior to the revolution and how Iranian society has been shaped by the events of 1979.
It has interviews with eyewitnesses who personally knew the Shah and the Ayatollah, dissect the anatomy of the revolution and report from Iran on how the country has changed.
The other episodes can be found here:
The page on Aljazeera English website:
http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/general/2009/01/2009119142752747113.htmlOn February 1, 1979, Khomeini returned from exile to Tehran, where he was greeted by... more
At 6:30 PM on Thursday, January 29, ten young activists peacefully blocked the two main entrances to the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square to protest the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Fundraising Gala. The action, which lasted just under two hours, coincided with a 250-person protest rally in front of the hotel, separately organized by the Break the Siege On Gaza Coalition—Student Committee. All ten activists were arrested, spurring the formation of a campaign for their defense and for the conscious escalation of pro-Gaza activism.
More than a month after Israel began its massive assault on Gaza and amidst international protests, AIPAC held a $1500-a-plate fundraising dinner, its largest event of the year. The event was attended by prominent business people, lobbyists and U.S. politicians, including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The blockade disrupted what the participating activists considered a disgraceful gathering.
The Marriott blockade comes on the heels of several similar actions opposing
Israel’s recent conduct that have occurred in cities around the world such as Toronto and San Francisco and at over a dozen universities in England. In its scope, tactics, and goals, the movement to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine recalls the movement that arose in opposition to Apartheid in South Africa. Campaign participant Conor Tomás Reed said, “the blockade is a contribution to this international struggle and can serve as a catalyst for future actions.”
The AIPAC 10:
To know more about AIPAC and its influence on the US foreign policy go to:
http://www.lrb.co.uk/v28/n06/mear01_.htmlAt 6:30 PM on Thursday, January 29, ten young activists peacefully blocked the two... more
Protesters demonstrated in front of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square last week. The Marriott was hosting a fundraising dinner for AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee). The meal was $1,500 a plate. The protesters found the fundraiser in poor taste considering Israel's recent seige in Gaza, which killed over 1,300 Palestinians. During the protest, several protesters split up and locked themselves together in front of two Marriott entryways. This video was taken immediately after the protesters locked themselves together.Protesters demonstrated in front of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square last... more
Matt Welch: The US treats its presidents like kings.
Paul Jay speaks to Matt Welch, Editor-in-Chief of Reason magazine, in an effort to understand what President Obama’s inaugural speech and first days in office signify. Welch says Obama is going to maintain much of Bush’s second term politics, which saw him more willing to talk to regimes that were “unfavorable” to the United States.
Matt Welch is a journalist, blogger, pundit, and libertarian. Since 2008, he has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the monthly journal, Reason. From 2006 to 2007, he was the Editorial Page Editor for the Los Angeles Times.
Welch has also written a portrayal of the Republican 2008 presidential candidate John McCain from a libertarian perspective. In McCain: The Myth of a Maverick, Welch argues that a McCain presidency would have advanced a statist agenda.
See Part 1 at:
.Matt Welch: The US treats its presidents like kings. Paul Jay speaks to Matt Welch,... more
Even though the text surrounding these three videos is rather pungent, I hope the evidence the videos portray gives Obama cause for reflection.
And I hope AIPAC's monetary and political influence does NOT dictate Obama's policy toward the Israeli's and Palestinians.
I wish the new president well but I also think hw would be well served to take a lesson from MLK's analysis of U.S. military policy.Even though the text surrounding these three videos is rather pungent, I hope the... more
Does Emanuel appointment affect Obama Middle East policy?
Barack Obama's position on the Mideast conflict will be a strong indicator of his foreign policy agenda. After his speech at the AIPAC conference, Mr Obama left many doubts about the prospect for real change in US policy toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Real News Network Senior Editor Paul Jay talks with Robert Parry about the appointment of Rahm Emanuel, and whether this selection is symptomatic of things to come.
Robert Parry is an American investigative journalist. He was awarded the George Polk Award for National Reporting in 1984 for his work with the Associated Press. In 1995, he established Consortium News as an online ezine dedicated to investigative journalism. From 2000 to 2004, he worked for the financial wire service Bloomberg. Major subjects of Parry's articles and reports on Consortium News include the presidency of George W. Bush, the career of Army general and Bush Secretary of State Colin Powell (with Norman Solomon), the October Surprise controversy of the 1980 election, the Nicaraguan contra-cocaine investigation, the efforts to impeach President Clinton, right-wing terrorism in Latin America, the political influence of Sun Myung Moon, mainstream American media imbalance, United States Defense Secretary Robert Gates, as well as international stories . Parry has written several books, including Lost History: Contras, Cocaine, the Press & "Project Truth." (1999) and Secrecy & Privilege: Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq (2004).Does Emanuel appointment affect Obama Middle East policy? Barack Obama's... more
President-elect Obama kicks off his campaign
Wearing joint US-Israeli label pin, Obama vowed to keep military action in mind for Iran, outdid Bush for pro-Israeli sentiment during June speech, Israeli papers hail “our man in the White House” following appointment of Emanuel.
President elect Barack Obama’s first act of “change” upon winning the Democratic presidential nomination back in June was to don a joint US-Israeli label pin, head on over to AIPAC and prostrate himself in front of the Israeli lobby, vowing to keep military action in mind for Iran and promising to hand over another $30 billion of American taxpayers’ money in military assistance to the Zionist state.
Along with his recent appointment of Rahm Emanuel, the once Israeli army soldier who likes to make death threats to his political enemies while manically plunging a knife into a dinner table, Israel has little reason to worry that the man who promised “change” will lift a finger to change Israeli manipulation of American foreign policy.
Indeed, when Emanuel’s appointment was confirmed, top Israeli newspaper the Maariv Daily hailed the news with the headline, “Our man in the White House.”
Another Israeli news outlet, Y Net, reports, “Emanuel is pro-Israeli, and would not be willing to consider accepting the job unless he was convinced that President-elect Obama is pro-Israel.”
It seems that Obama has already answered the question of whether he can be a more hardcore Israel hard-liner than George W. Bush - ‘yes he can’!
Harking back to a Washington Post report about Obama’s visit to AIPAC, we find that Obama “even outdid President Bush in his pro-Israel sentiments,” garnering 13 standing ovations and even trying out a Hebrew phrase on the crowd.
The Post said Obama “sounded as if he were Jewish,” as he told the crowd, “I had grown up without a sense of roots, I understood the Zionist idea, that there is always a homeland at the center of our story.”
We also learn that Obama “offered more military equipment and missile defense for Israel, vowed to “isolate Hamas,” and threatened to “do everything in my power to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. Everything in my power. . . . Everything.”
“The danger from Iran is grave, it is real, and my goal will be to eliminate this threat,” said Obama, “I will always keep the threat of military action on the table to defend our security and our ally, Israel. Do not be confused.”
If the first few days of Obama’s preparations for the Oval Office, he has sent out a clear signal that if anything he will be more pro-Zionist than the Bush regime, firstly by his already established submissive fealty to AIPAC and secondly with his appointment of ‘The Enforcer’ Rahm Emanuel as chief-of-staff, the son of a Zionist terrorist who helped the widely condemned Irgun group bomb hotels, marketplaces and carry out massacres in the 1940’s.Wearing joint US-Israeli label pin, Obama vowed to keep military action in mind for... more
A former four-star U.S. Army general, Anthony Zinni, and an arms-laden freighter seized by Israel in 2002 could both figure prominently in the defense of two pro-Israel lobbyists facing trial on charges they illegally obtained and disclosed classified information.
A newly-declassified brief filed with the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Va. shows defense lawyers for the two lobbyists, Steven Rosen and Keith Weissman, plan to question Zinni about a briefing he gave Rosen and represenatives of three other pro-Israel groups over dinner on January 22, 2002.
"Zinni had just returned from the Middle East where he met with [Palestinian Authority President Yassir] Arafat, among others. Zinni also told Rosen and the others details about the Karine-A and his meeting with Arafat," the defense filing said in a footnote. The Zinni dinner, which the brief said occured "in a public place," is critical to the defense largely because of the meeting's timing. The indictment in the case says Rosen got classified information from the U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission for Iraq David Satterfield at a meeting on January 18, 2002 and disclosed it to "a foreign national" on January 23, 2002.
If the Zinni session with four representatives of American Jewish groups took place on January 22 and covered much of the same information Satterfield relayed, Rosen may reasonably have thought he had not received an illegal leak from the diplomat but information Rosen was authorized to receive and distribute to his colleagues at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (jewish Lobby AIPAC) and to Israeli contacts. Or so the defense will argue.
-------------The rest of this update is at the link. For the USA to be giving Billions of Dollars a year to Israel is beyond comprehension after Israel was caught, red handed, spying on the USA....its like giving terrorists money to bomb US interests.
A former four-star U.S. Army general, Anthony Zinni, and an arms-laden freighter... more
This past few months, over 28 Million DVD's with a message of hate against Muslims was distributed as advertising supplements in Newspapers and in the US mail, mostly in "swing" states (states with no clear polling preference for President).
The purpose of the "Obsession" DVD was to inspire hate against Muslims, instill fear in voters and sway the election (presumably against Barack Obama, who is being "accused" of being Muslim, as if that were a criminal act, and not simply a religious affiliation), and make it easier for people to support more war in the Middle East. While this campaign seems to have had little impact on the Presidential election, we still need to take a stand against hate.
this rest of this article is linked here:
and.... Protest at the Chicago "AIPAC National Summit" this October 25-27... More here
AIPAC LOSES on Resolution (H Con Res 362) that essentially supported a naval blockade of Iran. Resolution shelved. Big victory for antiwar organizations
AIPAC, or the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, describes itself as the most important organization affecting the U.S. relationship with Israel. With a budget of $65 million, and membership now standing at over 100,000, it is no wonder that congressional staffers consider it one of the most powerful and effective lobbies on Capitol Hill.
Once a year, AIPAC holds its annual conference in Washington DC. This May it was attended by over 5,000 participants. Its annual policy conference is one of Washington’s largest gatherings of lawmakers, topped only by the President’s State of the Union address. Guests this year included two-thirds of the House, half the Senate, and Vice President Richard Cheney.
Only rarely is a critical word uttered among politicians regarding AIPAC and its associates that support unjust and aggressive (and disastrous) U.S. policies toward the peoples of the Middle East. We aim to change that.
For too long, policies that support Israeli militarism and occupation have gone unchallenged. Political voices raising even minor disagreements with prevailing policies are silenced or subject to campaigns of intimidation. We must open the door to full debate regarding U.S. relationship with Israel and U.S. policy with other countries in the region.
These pages will examine how AIPAC and related institutions (usually collectively known as the "Israel Lobby") support a dangerous status quo, including AIPAC's support for U.S. military aid to Israel, which amounts to over $3 billion per year. We will examine its support for even the worst of Israeli policies, and its support for further U.S. military action in the region.
We will provide resources to counter AIPAC initiatives before Congress, such as the current legislation in Congress to punish the Palestinian people. You will hear many voices and listen to the debate among those who want U.S. policy to change but differ on how influential the "Israel Lobby" really is in formulating that policy.
Most importantly, we will serve as a resource for people organizing actions to challenge the status quo. We believe that changing U.S. policy is really the bottom line. The people of the United States, and the people of the world, deserve better than policies of endless war, occupation, and support for dispossession of the Palestinian people. We the people want a policy based on fairness and mutual respect. Therefore, we welcome the participation of those who want a U.S. foreign policy based on adherence to international law and support for human rights for everyone.
This past few months, over 28 Million DVD's with a message of hate against... more