Sovereign and Self Regulating Nations


Every state wants to be sovereign and self regulating like America, but today invisibly and imperceptibly America is looking no more sovereign , because of too much influence and interference of Israeli lobby in US. As two conservative American political scientists John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt writing an article in 2006 about the influence of Israel lobby in American politics, say and warn that “its decisive role in fomenting the Iraq war is now being repeated with the threat of action against Iran”. In 2006 former UN weapons inspector in Iraq “Scott Ritter” claimed that certain Israelis and pro-Israel elements in the United States has been trying to push the Bush Administration into war with Iran. Recently a leading American scientist Stewart Nozette has been arrested and charged with espionage .He had been working in Top Secret clearance which included nuclear weapon design information at the Department of Energy. The US Justice Department said that he had been tried to pass on top secret information to an Israeli Intelligence Officer. As in past Lawrence Franklin espionage scandal which is also known as the AIPAC espionage scandal which claims that information regarding United States policy towards Iran was passed to Israel through staff members associated with American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) which directly lobbies the legislative branch of the US Government. Besides the fact that two former AIPAC employees has also been accused but US officials have been constantly stressing that Israeli government has not been involved in it. While as a matter of fact the US government’s current operating budget is dependent on foreign financing and money creation.

The enormous scale of foreign borrowing and money creation has been compulsory to finance US’s wars which have been sending the dollar to historic lower rate. It has been reported that dollar even experienced large declines relative to currencies of third world countries such as Botswana and Brazil. While at the same time US has been roughly giving three billion per year military and economic support to Israel, although it is a relatively rich country that receives more foreign aid than any other country. US also used its veto power in UN all the time to the critics of Israel and finally the resolution was turned down due to the negative vote of the permanent member of Security Council.

The US, as a staunch ally of Israel, has so far vetoed over 40 anti-Israel resolutions sought by the council since 1972.Because of this same reason UN Security Council has been unable to force an end to Israel attacks against Gaza due to the intervention of the United States. So it seems that US is not using its veto power but it has been used by Israel, which is an open secret. Similarly inside US there is a powerful interest group, who has been deeply committed in shaping American foreign policy that benefitted Israel. Especially the US policies in Middle East have been pursued because of immense force used in decision making process from Jewish lobbies. There is a dire need to think, why former President Bush used to say that “a free, prosperous and secure Israel is in this nation’s interest"? Noam Chomsky, political activist and professor writes that “there are far more powerful interests that have a stake in what happens in the Persian Gulf region than does AIPAC [or the lobby generally], such as the oil companies, the arms industry and other interests whose lobbying influence and campaign contributions far surpass that of the much-vaunted Zionist lobby and its allied donors to congressional races.” One can easily judge how much American media has been free by the statement of the American journalist Michael massing, he argues that there is a lack of media coverage on the Israel lobby and the main obstacle to covering these groups is fear. The most important in this is that one does not dare to debate this issue in America and the same feelings had been expressed by Colonel L.Wilkerson Chief of staff Colin Powell. So it provide evidence that proper elements of the Israel lobby consists of organized lobby groups, political action committees, think tanks and media watch dogs has been operating in US .Is this sovereignty? Is this democracy? So whether the connections between America and Israel is so strong and great that geo-strategy, political strategy, economic strategy has been coinciding up to the level of grand strategy? If that is so then why US official has been trying to hide the involvement? While Jewish lobbies not only influences their foreign policies, political system but their judicial system and media also. Which institution left that makes States sovereign?

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