Philip Giraldi, Executive Director of Council for the National Interest (CNI), is a former CIA counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer who served 18 years in Turkey, Italy, Germany, and Spain. He was Chief of Base in Barcelona from 1989 to 1992, and designated as the Agency’s senior officer for Olympic Games support. Dr. Giraldi holds an MA and PhD from the University of London. He speaks Spanish, Italian, German, and Turkish.

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Slave to Israel

Americans have to make a hard decision on what kind of country they want to have.

by Philip Giraldi

There were two stories last week that illustrate just how bad the situation has become in the wake of the virtual capitulation by President Barack Obama during Netanyahu’s triumphal May visit to Washington, the first time in recorded history that a small nation with less than eight million citizens has subjugated a much larger country with a population of more than 310 million.

The issue of Israel is of critical importance to the antiwar movement, as frequenters of this website are surely aware. This is because Israel and its lobby in the United States have succeeded in so intertwining their interests with those of the United States that whenever Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sneezes four hundred congressmen say “Gesundheit!” What Israel does has consequences for every American citizen, and not only because Tel Aviv is the largest recipient of US economic and military assistance.

It is indisputable that Israel and its friends in the White House and Defense Department played a major role in creating the lies and generating the momentum in the drive to war against Iraq in 2002, a conflict that continues to claim American casualties and which has left Iraq in ruins. Now the push is on to “do something” about Iran. There have been a number of bills in Congress that stop just short of declaring war on the Mullahs and there are signs that the Israeli government might be planning a military action before the end of the summer. Does anyone doubt that the United States would immediately be drawn into such a conflict, with disastrous consequences in terms of a terrorist response and energy prices that would skyrocket? It would be a particular misfortune in that there is no actual evidence of the alleged casus belli that Iran has a nuclear weapons program, the US is not threatened by anything Tehran does or could possibly do, and John Citizen has absolutely nothing to gain and everything to lose by Washington going to war.

Ralph Reed -- evangelical Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington

There were two stories last week that illustrate just how bad the situation has become in the wake of the virtual capitulation by President Barack Obama during Netanyahu’s triumphal May visit to Washington, the first time in recorded history that a small nation with less than eight million citizens has subjugated a much larger country with a population of more than 310 million.

The first story is about the annual meeting of Ralph Reed’s evangelical Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington on June 3rd and 4th, which included cameo appearances and a number of speeches by Republican presidential candidates. Support for Israel was on the menu du jour in nearly every speech and for every panel. It dominated the conference. One panel had as its subject “Israel: surrounded yet undaunted in the face of evil.” Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s oddly named Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission spoke for fifteen minutes about Israel, saying “If we want God to bless America, then we have to bless the Jews. God gave that land to his chosen people forever. That issue is settled by God almighty.” Land called Obama “…the worst president of the United States that Israel has ever had,” an assertion that probably had much deeper meaning than he intended. Danny Danon, a Knesset member for the Likud Party, warned President Obama “Take your hands from Jerusalem! Jerusalem will remain under Jewish control forever!”

Among the Republicans, only Mitt Romney failed to mention Israel, but he had already denounced Obama for “throwing Israel under the bus.” Godfather Pizza magnate Herman Cain demonstrated complete ignorance on basic Middle Eastern issues when he revealed in an interview that he did not understand the meaning of “right of return.” But he reportedly “blew the audience away” with his expressions of support—“You mess with Israel and you mess with the United States of America”—and then flew up to New York City to attend a Salute to Israel rally in Central Park. Michele Bachmann produced a standing ovation when she cited a “shocking display of betrayal of our greatest friend and ally Israel.” She added “I stand with Israel…President Obama…does not speak for us on the issue of Israel.” Tim Pawlenty enthused “We need a president of the United States who stands shoulder to shoulder with our great friend Israel.”

The second story comes from a reported visit by Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk to Israel. The coverage of the visit by Josh Rogin (isn’t he an actor?) on the Foreign Policy website, is headlined as a “new policy approach.” The story features a photo of a beaming Kirk standing next to a similarly glowing Netanyahu, demonstrating beyond all doubt that excellent dentistry is available in both countries. Kirk, who appears to have some problem in keeping his resume straight regarding his military record, traveled to the Middle East on an “intense fact finding” mission funded by you and me, unfortunately.

MITT ROMNEY -- Republican Senator

Senator Kirk envisions a “host of ways” to bring about a lot more Israeli-US defense cooperation, suggesting that the $3 billion plus per year they already get is inadequate to their needs. He would like to have the Israeli navy assist the United States navy in patrolling for pirates in the Indian Ocean. Sounds good, doesn’t it? The world’s mightiest navy with eleven carrier battle groups needs help from Israel’s three corvettes to patrol the Indian Ocean. Ah, but there must be a catch and I would guess that since Israel’s navy is inadequate to the task, the United States will generously pay to muscle it up, provide a few new vessels and maybe some advanced weapons systems. Probably also cover all the operating costs. It makes perfect sense as everyone knows that Israel is vulnerable to attack from the sea, particularly by car ferries manned by ferocious Turks wielding sticks delivering aid to the Gazans.

Kirk would also like to have the Defense Department consider the purchase of Israel’s Iron Dome defensive missile system to protect “our borders” in case either the Canadians or Mexicans decide to attack with Katyusha rockets. Iron Dome was largely developed with US funding but the sales would all go to Israel. Ka-ching!, just listen to that cash register opening up. Kirk would also like to have NATO buy the system to protect against somebody somewhere at some time who might be considering something bad. Ka-ching! Ka-ching!

But Senator Kirk’s brilliant insights into the state of the Middle East do not end with the Israeli navy and buying needful things. Kirk advocates ending US funding to the Palestinians as long as Hamas is involved and also terminating it anyway if the Palestinians dare to declare statehood in the UN. Or if they fail to curb “anti-Israeli incitement in Palestinian schools.” If those three reasons won’t do, there are almost certainly others. Oh yes, and Kirk wants the Turkish humanitarian relief organization IHH, which supported the flotilla bringing aid to Gaza in May, declared a terrorist organization.

Kirk concluded his visit by making a video with Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky on human rights in Iran. Sharansky recited a list of dissidents in prison in Iran. He apparently misplaced the list of dissidents in prison in Israel, which would be a whole lot longer, as would the corresponding list of those shot and killed by Israeli security forces on the West Bank and in Gaza.

Republican Senator Mark Kirk

I really don’t care what America’s hypocritical evangelicals do except insofar as they waste my tax money on their divinely sanctioned wars and demand my grandson for cannon fodder. The fact that they ignore Christian teachings of love and forgiveness and seem to gravitate instead towards Old Testament bloodshed because of their skewed and ridiculous interpretation of what they think it says in the bible is a symptom of their ignorance and hubris. That a US senator goes to Israel to genuflect and kiss the Netanyahu ring is not that surprising either. But it would be a mistake to dismiss Ralph Reed’s followers and the nincompoops that seem to proliferate in Congress because of their witlessness and hypocrisy. People like Land and the gaggle of Republican wannabes are both powerful and dangerous. The evangelicals appear to control who will be the next Republican presidential nominee, and their choice might well turn out to be a Bachmann or a Palin, with terrible consequences for the United States if they are elected and are able to carry out their fundamentalist agenda. Senator Mark Kirk is, by comparison, a useful idiot. He will give Netanyahu what he wants in return for support from the Chicago political machine to get reelected. But he buys that support with a Faustian bargain, using taxpayer money and compromising the security of every American. There was a time when someone like Kirk would be laughed out of the public forum, but currently every fool appears to have his day.

Americans have to make a hard decision on what kind of country they want to have. If they want a state shaped by a holy book and guided by the venal and hypocritical they can have it and it will turn out something like the Muslim equivalents in Iran and Saudi Arabia. Thought and moral guidance police on every corner with mandatory prayer services. Or we can opt to throw all this nonsense into the garbage where it belongs. Make Ralph Reed and his cheering Israel firsters go away or emigrate to Israel if that is their wont. We can make do without them.

This article was first published in titled: Something Rotten This Way Come

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19 Responses to "Slave to Israel"

  1. Ken Rechtstein  August 8, 2011 at 7:26 pm

    The creation of the artificial state of Israel on foreign land is the biggest mistake that USA-EU-URSS have ever made. The consequences of that huge mistake are catching back with us and there seems to be no way to avoid the worst, which is still to come: When the Zion Talmudic Mafia drops for good USA and move shop to China-India, after making sure that the USA is bankrupt and battered by civil war and riots.

  2. MMcmillan  July 23, 2011 at 5:33 am

    Ask your representatives, how many AIPAC members served in Iraq? How many came back in body bags or with body parts missing?
    AIPAC started the Iraqi war to protect the eastern border of Israel and to make sure American soldiers are permanently in the ME to protect Israel.
    They have cost us trillions in trying to protect an unprotectable apartheid regime.

  3. Mark  June 26, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    and yes i think a talmud burning day should be declared on the 4th of July

  4. Mark  June 26, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    good article. question is when are we americans going to organize and throw this worthless scum out. if a congressman knew that anytime he trotted out his sycophant praise for communist jews he would be destroyed by a barrage of campaign funding for his opponent – everything would change.

  5. Starry  June 25, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    Rev 3:8 “I know your works – see, I have set before you an open door, and no one is able to shut it – that you have little power, yet have guarded My Word, and have not denied My Name.
    Rev 3:9 “See, I am giving up those of the congregation of Satan, who say they are Yehuḏim and are not, but lie. See, I am making them come and worship before your feet, and to know that I have loved you.
    Rev 3:10 “Because you have guarded My Word of endurance, I also shall guard you from the hour of trial which shall come upon all the world, to try those who dwell on the earth.
    Rev 3:11 “See, I am coming speedily! Hold what you have that no one take your crown.

  6. Nelson_2008  June 25, 2011 at 10:47 am

    The problem is not “Israel” per se, the problem is that Jews are in complete control of “our” “government”. This is why the “U.S. State Department” is now threatening U.S. citizens with prison, for participating in the next flotilla to Gaza. This is why we cannot investigate 9/11. This is why we torture people and murder people in pursuit of a breathtakingly wicked orgy of senseless brutality we call “foreign policy”. This is why we are economically, morally, politically and physically self-destructing, in slow motion.

    Jews cannot help themselves. They cannot stop. They can never have enough, they can never be satisfied. As much as Obama or Biden or McCain or Graham (or any of their other political whores for that matter) does for them, as many Arabs/Moslems as they murder, as many countries that are laid to waste, it will never suffice, ever. And that’s because Jews are genetically, psychologically and spiritually programmed for evil, and evil destroys everything – ultimately including itself.

    And this is our predicament.

    • Jon Jon  June 25, 2011 at 7:21 pm

      WOW!!!! Nelson
      What shall we do ???

    • Charlotte NC Bill  June 25, 2011 at 8:21 pm

      Burn all their Talmuds and convert them to Christ…

    • Erica Stuart  June 26, 2011 at 2:49 pm

      What shall we do is to stop screaming at Israel and kick those traitor Congress people out of office.
      This is not unlike the drug problem and it is this nation weakness, yes there is evil around and evil will seduce and lure the week, Netanyahu is an accomplished Con Men and a shrewd political operative taking care of his Country. If you stop and think you will see that historically the Jews bought and lured people to do their bidding. When Netanyahu pushing every button but the only gun he had on our cowardly and greedy representatives was the shrewd merchant deceitful persuasiveness. Now, is it not time we look at the poor example of honesty and characters this nation is sending to Congress or any place of power where they can cheat and lie and reduce us to credulous puppets. There was a man once who really read us well his name was Ross Perot you did not have to agree with him and his ideas BUT he surely cleared the fog for us when he told us…” no matter what you do you have to clean out the barn to clean out this nation because if even if you send a clean person there in no time he/she will have to cave to survive or quit.
      LETS take a look at ourselves and start by demanding our law be enforced and let it be known to Obama that we agree the time has come to rebuild this nation and we want action not words, truth not
      cover up. The claimed “commitments” to Israel are the result of Netanyahu entrapment played on Bush who was easy pray. No need to cover that up.
      As silly as it sounded back then on the drug issue, Mrs. Reagan, had the right answer “JUST SAY NO” Enforce the separation of Church and State starting with dropping religious interpretation of the Bible in secular and legal matter. Turn off TV , it has been and is the weapon used by “serpents” to break through the moral armor of the population and reduce us to (unmentionable).
      Let us demand a channel to provide facts and news as the Constitution provides for us via the Fourth Estate,not reality mini series of trivia. I am writing DC for this “we the people demand a channel to provide the kind of information the Constitution intended from the Fourth Estate and keep entertainment companies out of it. There is a code of conduct for journalist that money making companies ignore.
      That is what we can do, start with our bastard have the government enforce the laws.

  7. Anthony Clifton  June 25, 2011 at 10:47 am

    Israel is a people not a place. Edom is in Modern “JEWRY”. The Israelites are Europeans/caucasions {NONJEWISH}…See Stone of Destiny & []

    • Art  June 25, 2011 at 11:42 am

      What we know as “Jews”, or “European Jews” are rape off springs of the Attila’s army during their invasion into Europe some 1500 years ago. They have a distinctive tendency towards violence and disinclination towards cultural creativity and civilization. They constitute less than one percent of the total population of the West in general, but form more than half of the serial killers in th West. I have never seen a Jew priding himself to be white/European or part of its heritage. There is no archaeological, anthropological, or genetic link proving any closeness of the Altaic Huns to Israel, son of Jacob, whose existence itself is only in a story written in a book.

  8. DaveE  June 25, 2011 at 9:59 am

    I think maybe we better dust off our Bibles and be equipped to tell these evangelical morons what Christ REALLY thought and said about the “Jews.” (real Jews are very rare and probably living in Iran and Syria…) In John, Chapter 8 Christ very clearly called the “Jews” the Children of the Serpent (later changed to Satan) who was (and by extension his kids, “Jews”) a “liar and murderer from the beginning who abode not in the truth, as there is no truth in him” . He also called their so-called religion the “commandments of men who seek to blaspheme the Word of God” in Matthew, I think. They’ll reply with some Old Testament pretzel-logic babble, but maybe it’ll sink in, eventually….. if we live long enough.

    Anyway, these reptiles won’t win. The entire world hates their scumsucking ways and even Americans are waking up. I’m willing to bet they’re a lot more scared than we are.

  9. Art  June 25, 2011 at 6:02 am

    Israel is a military and covert operation out post. It is the goon not the boss. Nothing regarding US is decided in/by Israel. As long as our understanding of the enemy, the Judaized Khazarian global power configuration is perilously reduced to “Israel”, we are not going to get anywhere. The invisible empire can let Israel crumble in a matter of a year without any tangible improvement in the US’s infection status.

    • kelli  June 25, 2011 at 8:14 am

      It would be a good start though don’t you think?

    • Art  June 25, 2011 at 11:08 am

      Absolutely, as long as we do understand that it is just a start.

    • Garibaldi  June 25, 2011 at 11:11 am

      Shockingly, one of the most outspoken opponents of Zionism, Ralph Schoenman (author of “Hidden History of Zionism”) has lately been spouting the very same wag-the-dog drivel as you’re promoting here, Art. It’s not the “Globalists” or the “Elite” or the “PTB anymore”. Now it’s the “Imperialists”, right? Is it any coincidence that Schoenman is Jewish?

    • Art  June 25, 2011 at 12:18 pm

      It is “shocking” to you, not me. Noam Chomsky has been goading his followers to this holographic enemy called “(Western) Imperialists” for a long time and that Israel is a creation of them, and many dupes have fallen for it. The problem is that you can never find these “Imperialists”, “Globalists”, or “Elite Capitalists” and will eventually waste your life talking about them. That is how the Khazarian gate keepers have effectively diffused intellectuals. Now if you have difficult time understanding what Judaized Khazarian Global Power Configuration is, you can just ask.

    • Garibaldi  June 26, 2011 at 9:26 am

      I know quite enough about your hypothetical JKGPC, and more than you’ll ever know in your wildest nightmares, Art. Seems everybody has their own personal pet name for Ashkenazi Jews nowadays, including Chumsky, and you’re no exception to the trend either. It goes back a few thousand years, this little trick of assumed identity, and it really has gotten to be old hat. But just what part of “It is the goon not the boss” did I fail to grasp? You mean to suggest that Israhell is not indeed run by Ashkenazi Jews? You mean to tell me that the massacre on the Mavi Marmara was a “covert operation” ordered by the CIA? “Nothing regarding US is decided in/by Israel”? Didn’t you make it to the AIPAC conference, Art?

    • Art  June 26, 2011 at 3:16 pm

      Israel (with an average IQ of 94) has power over US because of AIPAC. AIPAC has power because of the Fed (which has US economy’s balls in its hands). Fed has power because JK supreme Judges. JK Judges have power because 65% of US cities’ water purification facilities belong to JK companies (who can poison half of the population over night). These companies have power because 90% of US’s nuclear facilities are in the hands of JK security firms (Clinton was deprived of the Nuclear Code for a month as a warning that who runs the show). These companies have power because Americans are busy fighting the $5B abortion industry run by JK med. Industry. Med. Industry has power because of the Pharma industry run by JK. Pharma industry has power because of Global Warming cult. The cult has power because of media run by 5 male JK. On and on. Most of them have nothing to do with Israel or Zionists. But each of them is a goon taking every single steps decided by the JK Bankers mafia sitting in European cities, the invisible empire of the Huns. Neither of them can survive independently. The need and legitimacy of either of them is contingent upon a coordinated collective reenforcement apparatus serving the overall agenda, decided exclusively by the top dog bankers (the boss). (We will leave why the word Ashkenazi is another misnomer and deflective for another time. Read my note to Anthony Clifton below.)

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