Political Zionism - The US Connection
Posted on October 26th, 2017

Guest: Alison Weir 

From a speech by Alison Weir: "100 Years of Pro-Israel Activism and Trump's Muslim Ban: How a Special Interest Lobby Enabled the Colonization of Palestine and Influences Policies Today". Alison Weir discusses her involvement in Palestine/Israel issues; her trips to the West Bank and Gaza; the long history of the creation of Israel; a secret Zionist society operating in the US: The Parushim; history of the Balfour Declaration, A Gentleman's Agreement; the Irgun and Stern Gangs; the 1939 American Zionist Emergency Council, precursor to AIPAC; famous foreign correspondent, Dorothy Thompson, erased from history; a policy coup in the US by Wolfowitz and PNAC; the 1996 "Clean Break, A New Strategy for Securing the Realm"; the Oded Yinon "Strategy for Israel in the 1980s"; Moshe Sharetts personal diaries; the roots of Trump's Executive Order Muslim Ban. 


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Ellen - November 9th, 2017 at 8:07 AM
I'm not generally one who sends in comments; no tweeting, fb etc.
But I had to take the time to thank you personally for airing the talk by Alison Weir on Zionism & the US. OMG! It was the best, most comprehensive, informative piece I've ever heard! It helped to make sense of the chaos in the world today! I thank you for your work. May you enjoy strength and means to continue.
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Guns and Butter Team - November 10th, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Thanks. Glad you enjoyed the show. We hope to bring more interviews with Alison. She was also mentioned in our latest show: http://gunsandbutter.org/blog/2017/11/09/the-post-political-condition by Gilad, be sure to check out the show.
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