Grant Smith: Does Israel run America?

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In the wake of 9/11, the late Ariel Sharon famously bragged to his cabinet: "Don’t worry about American pressure on Israel. We, the Jewish people, control America, and the Americans know it."

Now THAT'S chutzpah.

Today the Israel lobby, itself never short on chutzpah, is trying to prove Sharon right. They're trying to push the Schumer Bill through Congress to make Netanyahu America's Commander-in-Chief.  And they're trying to insert  a rabid Zionist and Israeli citizen, Stanley Fischer, into the number two post at the Federal Reserve - an outrage explored in the new article by Grant Smith entitled "AIPAC’s Fed Candidate Stanley Fischer on a Warpath Against Iran."

Grant F. Smith is the author of America’s Defense Line: The Justice Department’s Battle to Register the Israel Lobby as Agents of a Foreign Government and Spy Trade: How Israel's Lobby Undermines America's Economy. He currently serves as director of research at the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy in Washington (IRmep), D.C. Read other articles by Grant, or visit Grant’s website.

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