Our Sacred “Ally”

Why is Israel our ally? And why do their crimes, even against American citizens, go practically unnoticed?

Some of Israel’s most friendly encounters with the US include:

  • The sinking of the USS Liberty that left 34 Americans dead and 171 wounded. Officially deemed an “accident,” many of the survivors vehemently dispute this claim.
  • Their repeated spying on both government and corporate activities.
  • And now, the slaughter of an innocent, 19 year old American who was on a humanitarian aid mission. 

But who does the American government stand up for? The Israelis of course! Joe Biden succinctly summarized American foreign policy in just a few words when asked about the Flotilla incident: “So, what’s the big deal here?”

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