The Passionate Attachment

America's entanglement with Israel

AIPAC Secrecy Increases: Grant F. Smith on Israel’s fifth column in DC

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Grant F. Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy in Washington, D.C., discusses the clarification of his August article “Does AIPAC Have Only Two Major Donors”; how AIPAC has changed its mandatory disclosures and tax returns to obfuscate the organization’s donors and methods; how the American Israel Education Foundation (AIPAC’s “travel agency”) shuttles members of Congress to and from Israel, even though lobby-sponsored trips are supposed to be banned; the organizations (not just AIPAC) that constitute what is known as the “Israel lobby”; and how the Foreign Agents Registration Act is selectively enforced based on political concerns, not objective criteria.

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Written by Maidhc Ó Cathail

October 1, 2011 at 6:58 am

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