Ask most people about AIPAC and they’ll scratch their head aimlessly and look at you with the “what you talkin’ bout willis?” look.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is the 1200 pound silver back gorilla that dominates the American political system like no other lobby can.
This week they’ve been having their annual conference, a stones throw away from Capitol Hill, and are pulling out all the stops to defuse tensions with the U.S. over the building of more illegal homes on illegally occupied land and of course to go to war with Iran.
Netanyahu and his zionist cohorts seem to conveniently forget international law whenever it suits their position.
Jerusalem is unequivocally occupied Palestinian territory, the International Courts of Justice, the world’s highest court of law has stated so in it’s advisory opinion of 2004. The Israeli’s captured the area doing the 1967 war, and no territory captured during a war is legitimised, and that’s the ruling of international law.
Israel has no wish to negotiate on any platform, and will continue to use its disproportionate influence to hold the political elite of America to ransom, and will use it to bend them to their demands.
The excerpts of Dr. Finkelstein are worth watching.
J Street are a pro Israel, pro zionist movement, watch below as rival israeli activists locked horns at Monday’s AIPAC conference in Washington as leading zionist commentator Alan Dershowitz launched a blistering attack on pro-peace group J Street.