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Rebranding Israel: Will Netanyahu get away with it?

The U.S. is not going to fully engage. Only bad things can come out of Netanyahu’s visit to America. And I mean bad things for all of us, everywhere.


by Alan Hart

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Rebranding Israel Campaign

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, a master of Zionist double-speak and deception, is about to undertake the most important assignment of his life. Because of its continuing occupation and oppression of the Palestinians (not to mention on-going property and land grabs), Israel is becoming a pariah state so far as a growing number of the citizens of nations are concerned.

The main purpose of Netanyahu’s forthcoming trip to America is to launch a public relations campaign to rebrand Israel in the hope of stopping the rot of its growing isolation.

The highlights of this campaign launch will be a meeting with President Obama on 20 May; an address to AIPAC’s annual convention the following day; and, the climax, a speech to a joint session of Congress on 24 May.

When he meets with Obama, I imagine Netanyahu will say something very like the following:

“Mr. President, you have demonstrated the strength of your commitment to fighting and winning the war against terrorism by bringing your policy into line with ours on the matter of targeted assassinations.” (I also imagine that Netanyahu has given Mossad the greenlight to liquidate Hamas leaders).

With most Republicans who run for election to Congress now as willing as most Democrats to speak from Zionism’s script in order to secure Zionist lobby organized campaign funds and votes, it can be taken for granted that the applause Netanyahu will receive in Congress for his propaganda nonsense will match that he’ll get at AIIPAC’s convention. The truth can be simply stated. On matters to do with Israel-Palestine, it is not the Congress of the United States of America. It’s the Congress of Zionism and its deluded Christian fundamentalist allies.

The line Netanyahu will take has been trailed by the Zionist lobby, which probably wrote more of the words he will deliver than his advisers in Israel. In its response to the resignation of George Mitchell, Obama’s Middle East envoy, the lobby said in a statement that it “deeply regrets Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ continued unwillingness to negotiate directly with his Israeli counterpart without preconditions.” Mitchell, the statement went on to say, had made it clear to both parties that the only way to “true peace” was via direct, bilateral negotiations. But instead of making peace with Israel, the statement added, Abbas opted for reconciling with Hamas, “a U.S-designated terrorist organization responsible for the death of countless civilians and unwilling to recognize the existence of the Jewish state.”

So the name of Netanyahu’s game will be, as ever, to blame the Palestinians for the failure to get a peace process going and to present Israel as the only party seriously interested in peace.

I strongly support your vision of comprehensive peace in the Middle East and thank you for giving me the opportunity to be part of your administration,’ George Mitchell wrote to President Obama. AP Photo

The timing of Mitchell’s resignation is not without interest. I thought the BBC’s Kim Ghattas reporting from Washington was probably about right in her analysis (my emphasis added).

“Mr Mitchell is said to be resigning for personal reasons. He is 77 and the travelling has probably taken a toll. But if Mr Mitchell had sensed that success was within reach, it’s unlikely he would be quitting his job. The timing is also interesting: an indication the policy disagreement had reached an impasse. Mr Obama is expected to make a speech about his Middle East strategy next week. Mr Mitchell was in favour of a more hands-on approach, maybe even pushing to put a detailed US peace plan on the table”.

Kim’s conclusion? “It looks like the administration may have decided to take a step back.”

From reading between the lines of recent reports in the New York Times, I think it is possible to identify the particular step back Obama has taken and which probably did cause Mitchell to resign.

For quite some time, urged on by Mitchell behind closed doors, Obama was seriously considering the idea of putting a U.S. plan on the table as the only hope for getting a real peace process going, but that idea was killed by Israel’s predictable response to the agreement between the PA and Hamas. When Israel said it would not deal with the PA if it was doing business with Hamas, Obama’s advisers said that now was not the time for an American initiative. (They meant something like, “It will seriously damage your chances of re-election, Mr. President.”)

A report in the New York Times by Mark Landler offered this insight. Interviews with several administration officials suggested that the tensions in Obama’s Middle East policy “are less the product of a debate among advisers than of a tug of war within the president himself.”

In my reading of Obama that makes a lot of sense. He knows that it’s not in America’s own best interests to go on supporting Israel right or wrong. He knows that he ought to be putting an American peace plan on the table and challenging Netanyahu and the Zionist lobby and its stooges in Congress to reject it. But he also knows that would be political suicide for himself and many other Democrats who’ll be running for re-election next year.

On 24 April there was an editorial in the New York Times with the headline President Obama and the Peace Process. It’s opening paragraph was this. “President Obama began his presidency vowing to negotiate an Israeli-Palestinian peace. He backed off in the face of both sides’ obstinacy and after a series of diplomatic missteps. Since then, the stalemate, and the mistrust, have only deepened, and it is clear that nothing good will happen until the United States fully engages.” (My emphasis added).

The U.S. is not going to fully engage. Only bad things can come out of Netanyahu’s visit to America. And I mean bad things for all of us, everywhere.

2011 copyright — Alan Hart


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40 Responses to "Rebranding Israel: Will Netanyahu get away with it?"

  1. vinnie  May 15, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    And the SRUM comes to the United States. we dont need this bastard here. speak to the imbecile assembly of Congress and the Senate. WHAT IS HE GOING TO DO? Ask the Federal scum bag Government for more money. another 20 Billion here and there. he knows these bastards will give him more money to continue to BANKRUPT THIS IDIOT COUNTRY. Bankrupt america has been done by the federal government and its 535 CRIMINALS IN BOTH PARTIES. They dont have any money so steal what ever is left from the american populace.In fact the ass-hole speaker of the house wants to cut all peoples programs. Save about 25 to 30 Billion dollars. SO ALL THE THIEFS ALL 535 OF THEM CAN BORROW MORE MONEY FROM CHINA, AND SAUDI-ARABIA. go further and further into debt. continue the two scum bag worthless wars and start another with Iran. all these ass-holes are bought and payed for by the zionist sate of IS–RA–HELL. .. i have a suggestion. why dont all 535 ass-holes and slime ball’s go back to israhell with the scum of prime minister NETANYAHU.

  2. Erica Stuart  May 15, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    Fully agree with Alan Hart, I also would add that Mr. Mitchel might have had it with Hillary insistence of having David Ross with her even though Obama was told by various sources Mr. Ross was the right person promoted by Netanyahu to make sure the peace plans would fail but Israel would receive considerable compensation for her effort….And that SCAM never changed. When Obama appointed Mitchel it was clear to many of us he fully intend to losen that hook once and for all and get the USA out of the middle. Hillary hired Ross as her personal advisor and Ross made his way in from there in time for his usual “fast hand” move to conclude the talks with the usual compensation. The change came when Obama quietly announced he never signed that outlandish offer. Israeli propaganda was fast in promoting the distortion that all was fine with USA and Israel. Why? Because it is more valuable for Israel to have every one believe Uncle Tom was right there with them and they went around the world promoting their own interest with the USA as a guarantee. Every attempt Obama made to loosen this unbreakable Gordon knot and distance us from this acquired relative, Congress would jump in and assure the world the Congress of the USA is fully behind Netanyahu demand regardless of Obama position.
    That said. Obama opened a door to what is now called Middle East Spring and Israel must learn that after 50 years of crying wolf, Israel will have to stand up to the consequences of her action. Our agreement is only to protect her existence from improper and unjustified attacks.
    Let us hope Obama will NOT re-engage in that lucrative Scam and Con Game.
    If the Media would do its job Obama and Congress would be aware that most voters want our President and Congress to act in the best interest of the USA and it people first and foremost, for them to say so clearly and they would not need bribe money from foreign entities.

  3. NightFlyer  May 15, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    I live in the Unites States of Israel – whose capital is Washington, DC – in North America. I pay taxes to the Corporation of British Bankers in an outpost named Palistine.

  4. Moha  May 15, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    Israel is not about Palestine and a home land for Jews, that’s a myth, it goes deeper than that, it goes to push the Muslim world into collision with the Christian world, it goes into crafting and think-tanking crazy theories like the clash of civilizations, it goes into false flag terrorism etc … everything hints toward WAR, they want blood, our blood while they cashing on high interests and war profiteering, of course religion will be blamed for the bloodshed, like when someone is killed and guns are blamed,once religions are dead they can forward their own one world religion, a new world order ! these people don’t throw words around, they mean business

  5. Marc C. Daniele  May 15, 2011 at 3:05 pm

    Hey Ken,
    I agree with you totally!
    I love my country (The US), and will defend it as I have sworn an Oath to do! It’s just too bad that when a person tries to tell the America people the REAL TRUTH about 9/11, etc. etc. his life is put in jeopardy, as well as his standing as a True American!
    In other words I have recently been visited by “Homeland Security”, or so they said, and I am quite sure it has everything to do with me trying to tell the American people the REAL TRUTH about 9/11, and who really did it, and all the over-whelming evidence to support my accusations, and the PROVEN past acts by this same “terrorist state” of Israel!
    I also now believe I was supposed to be in an “accident” to shut me up about a week before that, but when that didn’t happen “Homeland Security” showed up at my door!
    We have to continue to tell Americans the REAL TRUTH about 9/11, and everything else that is being done which I believe will ulitimately to destroy our country for the sake of another countries agenda! WE CAN NOT LET THIS HAPPEN!
    Please keep trying to educate America folks!
    God bless the USA!
    America First!
    Support our troops!
    Remember the USS Liberty!

    US Army Veteran, and American Patriot,
    Marc C. Daniele
    Herculaneum, Mo.

    • Marc C. Daniele  May 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm

      One more thing, I will continue to defend myself, and my country (The US), and educate my fellow citizens as to the truth, but MARK MY WORDS, I will have some kind of “accident”, or be brought up on charges of being some kind of “Lone Wolf” Terrorist for some BS reason’s I can’t think of now, in the very near future! MARK MY WORDS!


      US Army Veteran, and American Patriot,
      Marc C. Daniele
      Herculaneum, Mo.

    • Derek  May 16, 2011 at 12:53 pm

      Good for you Marc & remember truth & justice always prevails.

  6. Ken Rechtstein  May 15, 2011 at 11:36 am

    It is an unheard of and tragic-comic-amazing situation: Netanyahu coming to the USA to tell US citizens and their Govt-Congress-Senate that they are BRAINLESS CATTLE and should be glad that HE and the Zion Talmudic Mafia Dons do the thinking for them and tell them how they should behave.

    The pimp visiting a brodel, he owns, controls and profit fully from.

    Wake up America!

  7. turner  May 15, 2011 at 6:51 am

    “A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.”
    Winston Churchill

    just saying.

    • Derek  May 15, 2011 at 7:37 am

      Why dont you shills ever have anything on topic to say? You are always have such a negative effect wherever you infest.

    • g  May 15, 2011 at 10:38 am

      agreed, if anything -we need more ‘fanatics’ to get the word out that israhell is the biggest threat to any future of the world/

    • Gray  May 15, 2011 at 11:27 am

      Hello Derek,
      Israel has the most extensive, International, Multi-Billion $ (U.S. Fuded, of course) and sophisticated Propaganda Industry EVER!
      It’s a Study unto itself!
      Look into their “Megaphone Software” Program and International Network of Paid, Full Time and Scripted, Cyber “Shills for Shekels”

      “IDF says enlisting hackers”,7340,L-4025751,00.html

      The Hasbara Training Industry infects U.S. Campuses, our Congressional offices, Education System etc like none other.

      U.S. Ziono-Media has Professionally Misinformed Americans for Decades:

      “Declassified Senate Investigation Files Reveal Clandestine Israeli PR Campaign in America”

      The following only begin to address the Mass Deception of American minds:
      “IDF says enlisting hackers”,7340,L-4025751,00.html

      EXCERPT “Benayahu told a panel on the subject of “the digital medium as strategic weapon” that the army was searching for “little hackers who were born and raised online”.
      “We screen them with special care and train them to serve the state,” the spokesman told the panel, which was part of the Herzliya Conference.” CONTINUED

      “Straight out of Avigdor Lieberman’s Foreign Ministry: a new Internet Fighting Team! Israeli students and demobilized soldiers get paid to pretend they are just regular folks and leave pro-Israel comments on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other sites…….
      (excerpt continued)
      Will the responders who are hired for this also present themselves as “ordinary net-surfers”?
      “Of course,” says Shturman. “Our people will not say: ‘Hello, I am from the policy-explanation department of the Israeli Foreign Ministry and I want to tell you the following.’ Nor will they necessarily identify themselves as Israelis. They will speak as net-surfers and as citizens, and will write responses that will look personal but will be based on a prepared list of messages that the Foreign Ministry developed.”

      We can be grateful, however, that the many ethical, honest and compassionate Jews share our disgust with the Whitewashing of U.S. Policy Control and the Systematic Extermination that Remains Policy (Plan Dalet) in this Insidious, Parasitic and War Mongering Terrorist Enclave.

      This article Exemplifies America’s Glut of Vulgar, Insulting, Off Topic, “Liars for Hire”

      “Israel’s propagandists shoot themselves in the foot as they shoot off their mouths”

      It’s up to Loyal Americans to save ourselves, our G.I.s and Liberate OUR country from the Machinations of Zionist Policy Molders who ensure Our destruction….”For Israel’s “Security”

      I expect the usual, Off Topic, Insults predictable Name Calling and, Always: “Fits, Not Facts” from the Zio-Nut Corner.


    • Derek  May 16, 2011 at 12:50 pm

      Thanks Gray for the links. I enjoy dragging the hasbara rats wherever I find them. I really wanna find some of these rapture nutjobs though. They dont seem to infest the internet at all.

  8. omop  May 15, 2011 at 6:01 am

    Future historical references will have to acknowledge that the Zionists and their supporters in the US were more important and decisive in the deline of US prestige and power than the Iraqi/Afghan wars; the Taliban and socalled Muslim Jihadists.

    Ye reap what ye sow is an eternal truism as meaningful as for every action there is/are reactions.

  9. brilmusic  May 15, 2011 at 4:15 am

    Alan I love your books. Make them available for ipad.

    He’ll get a way with it though, I am sorry to say. After they pulled nine eleven they reallized they were invincible. That is how Kaballah boosts people’s confidence.

  10. Louise  May 15, 2011 at 4:12 am

    Israel occassionaly refers to itself as Jerusalem, like all of Jerusalem is there’s.

    • brilmusic  May 15, 2011 at 4:20 am

      they are rewriting history that never took place

      we all see it

    • Turner  May 15, 2011 at 5:29 am

      Israel refers to Jerusalem as its capital, which it is. When Israel talks about Israel, it uses the name it chose in 1948: Israel.

    • Derek  May 15, 2011 at 7:42 am

      No paid up shill, Zionist occupied Palestine’s capital is Tel aviv actually. Even you should know that.

    • Turner  May 15, 2011 at 8:20 am

      Israel’s capital is Jerusalem.

    • Derek  May 15, 2011 at 10:08 am

      Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel, not Jerusalem. Part of your new reality? Repeat the same lie ad nauseam? Israel illegally declared its capital as Jerusalem and this is not recognized as its capital by any country in the world.

    • kisakhani  May 15, 2011 at 10:41 am

      Israel’s capital is Manhattan(NYCity)!

    • BigD  May 15, 2011 at 10:55 am

      The Jew capital is Washington DC idiot

    • Ken Rechtstein  May 15, 2011 at 11:28 am

      ZIONLANDIA’s (Israel’s) capital is NOWHERELAND and, if you think otherwise you are part of the MYTH creation team and of the problem, deriving from the artificial creation of said Rogue State.

      Informed people knows better.

    • Turner  May 15, 2011 at 11:59 am

      Jerusalem is the capital of Israel

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