Securing America, Strengthening Israel
JINSA: This Goes Beyond Bin Laden
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ — In the face of horrendous acts of
terrorism against the United States, JINSA calls on the American government
and on all world leaders to be decisive in their actions to confront the
terrorists and their supporters, who rely on our taking half measures in
We must begin by condemning them and their organizations by name; we know
who they are. Osama Bin Laden, Hezbollah, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad are only
the most prominent. The countries harboring and training them include not just
Afghanistan — an easy target for blame — but Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Syria,
Sudan, the Palestinian Authority, Libya, Algeria and even our presumed friends
Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
We must make them believe there is not one inch of soil on the planet that
is a haven or training ground for them.
The United States can have no political relationship with any country or
group whose citizens celebrate the death of innocent Americans. There is
nothing to justify dancing in the streets and rejoicing over an American
tragedy. This behavior tells us who our friends are, and who wishes our
mortal enemies well.
A long investigation to prove Osama Bin Laden’s guilt with prosecutorial
certainty is entirely unnecessary. He is guilty in word and deed. His
history is the source of his culpability. The same holds true for Saddam
Hussein. Our actions in the past certainly were not forceful enough, and now
we must seize the opportunity to alter this pattern of passivity.
In response to the attack on September 11 JINSA calls on the United States
* Halt all US purchases of Iraqi oil under the UN Oil for Food Program and
to provide all necessary support to the Iraq National Congress,
including direct American military support, to effect a regime change in
* Bomb identified terrorist training camps and facilities in any country
harboring terrorists. Interdict the supply lines to terrorist
organizations, including but not limited to those between Damascus and
Beirut that permit Iran to use Lebanon as a terrorist base.
* Revoke the Presidential Order banning assassinations.
* Overturn the 1995 CIA Directive limiting whom the U.S. can recruit to
aid counter-terrorism in an effort to boost our human intelligence.
* Freeze the bank accounts of organizations in the US that have links to
terrorism-supporting groups and their political wings. Ask other
countries and financial institutions to do the same.
* Demand that Egypt and Saudi Arabia sever all remaining ties with Osama
Bin Laden, including ties with Saudi-sponsored nongovernmental
organizations and groups abroad that raise money for Bin Laden and other
* Suspend US Military Aid to Egypt while re-evaluating Egypt’s support for
American policy objectives, and re-evaluate America’s security
relationship with Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States unless both actually
join in our war against terrorism.
* Ensure that American technology, arms, technical support and personnel
are not supplied to countries that do not fully support American
objectives regarding terrorism, and through which terrorists might
acquire American materiel. Ask our allies and other countries to
undertake similar restrictions.
* Reassess the visa process by which nationals from hostile nations are
permitted to enter the United States. And tighten controls at the
Canadian and Mexican borders to prevent access by people without
* Strengthen American law enforcement efforts to identify and eliminate
terrorist cells operating in the United States.
* Take immediate steps to reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil.
The terrorists who struck on Tuesday changed the physical and political
landscape of America. We in JINSA trust that our government and our people
will make them regret that day.
Visit JINSA at http://www.jinsa.org .
CONTACT: Thomas Neumann, Executive Director of the Jewish Institute for
National Security Affairs, +1-202-833-0020.
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NO MENTION THAT MOSSAD DID 9-11- BUT HOW EASY THEY CONDEMN EVERYONE ELSE!
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The Syria Imperative: Military Intervention to Promote Israeli Interests?
by Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
Oct 30th 2011
The Assad regime in Syria is facing increased scrutiny for its handling of demonstrators. The Syrian opposition has asked for arms and NATO intervention similar to what was witnessed in Libya. Washington Hawks such as former presidential candidate and U.S. Senator John McCain have called for military intervention in Syria to “protect civilians.” The call for the use of military force to “protect”.
Given the demonstrated lack of regard for human life and the aversion to justice (Iraq, Palestine, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Pakistan, etc.), what lies behind the imperative to intervene in Syria?
The protest movements in Syria started in Daraa — dubbed the epicenter of the anti-Assad protests. Daraa, traditionally supportive of Syria’s ruling Baath Party, suffered from reduced water supply triggering massive protests against the local administration and the regime for failing to deal with the acute water scarcity in the region. Water.
Therein lies the crucial motivation behind the support, agitation, and arming of Syrians against their government by those who endorse ‘humanitarian wars’. It would be naïve to believe that the ‘humanitarian’ interest in Syria comes on the heels of the uprisings in the region given that water has been and continues to be a critical determinant of state security and foreign policy between Israel and Syria (as well as Lebanon) dating back decades.
It was the 1967 war which resulted in the exponential expansion of Israeli water sources including the control of the Golan Heights (also referred to as the Syrian Golan). For decades, Syrian Golan and the return of its control to Syria has posed a major obstacle to the Israeli-Syrian peace negotiations. Israel’s water demands make it virtually impossible to accommodate this process. In fact, even with full control of the Golan, Israel’s water crisis in 2000 were so acute that it prompted Israel to turn to Turkey for water purchase.
In addition, Syria’s presence in Lebanon since the outbreak of the Lebanese civil war in 1975 played a crucial role in hindering Israel’s never-ending water demands. Although the 1955 Johnston Plan (under the auspices of the Eisenhower administration) proposed diverting water from Lebanon’s Litani River into Lake Kinneret, it was not officially formulated, though it remained an attractive prospect. In 1982, Israeli forces established the frontline of their security zone in Lebanon along the Litani. Numerous reports alleged that Israel was diverting large quantities of Litani water.
Syria’s presence in Lebanon and the 1991 Lebanese-Syrian Treaty of Brotherhood, Cooperation and Coordination, was a challenge to Israel and its diversion of water. When Syria replaced Israel as the dominant power in southern Lebanon in May 2000, Israeli fears grew that Syrian success in controlling the Golan and by extension, Lake Kinneret, would have a devastating effect on Israel.
Perhaps this helps explain the fact that on September 13, 2001, while the United States was recovering from the shock of 9/11, the influential and powerful JINSA (Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs) had a statement available as to how the U.S. should proceed. As part of its recommendations, it pointed the finger at not only at Afghanistan and Iraq, but also presented Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Sudan, the Palestinian Authority, Libya, Algeria (and eventually Saudi Arabia and Egypt) as danger spots. Shortly thereafter, in May 2002, the “Axis of Evil” was expanded to include Syria.
The next logical step was for the United States to pass and implement the Syrian Accountability Act and the Lebanon Sovereignty Restoration Act which in addition to sanctions, called for the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Lebanon. The troops remained until April 2005. They were forced to leave a few short months after the assassination of Prime Minsiter, Rafik Hariri when Syria was accused of involvement in the murder. Clearly, Syria was not the beneficiary of the assassination.
Without a Syrian presence, Lebanon was made more vulnerable, facilitating the 2006 Israeli attack and invasion of water-rich Southern Lebanon.
While Israel lost the public opinion war in Lebanon and Syria remained intact amidst the accusations and chaos, it became necessary to once again put Syria in the spotlight. In 2007, Syria stood accused of having a nuclear bomb program. As a member of the NPT, rather than reporting such suspicions (unfounded) to the IAEA, Israel, with a green light from the United States, bombed a factory which it alleged was involved in nuclear weapons activities.
Israel’s attack on Syria on 6 September 2007, remained secret until it was revealed by the former prime minister (1996-1999) and the then opposition leader, Binyamin Netanyahu — the current Prime Minister of Israel.
Netanyahu took office in March 2009. In April 2009, a U.S. funded London-based satellite channel, Barada TV, started broadcasting anti-regime propaganda into Syria. Barada TV’s chief editor, Malik al-Abdeh, is a cofounder of the Syrian exile group Movement for Justice and Development headed by Anas al-Abdah. It is crucial to note that the pro-Israel Dennis Ross, a former fellow at the AIPAC created Washington Institute for Near East Affairs, who is currently a senior advisor to Barack Obama, was present in a 2008 meeting with Anas al-Abdah (see here). Although the meeting took place in early 2008, the theme of the meeting was: “Syria in-transition”.
Prophecy or planning, doubtless, there are many Syrians who do have grievances against their government and demand more rights. In this sense, their cause is no different than the many protests we witness on a daily basis around the world – including the United States. What is tragic about the Syrian situation, is that the imperative for intervention in Syria is not based on a genuine desire to help the people. The peoples’ grievances is being used as a means to arm them, have them killed, and create the need for an intervention in order to promote Israeli interests.
The Syria imperative is Israel’s gain paid for with the blood of the Syrian people.
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich has a Master’s degree in Public Diplomacy from USC Annenberg for Communication and USC School of International Relations, Los Angeles. She is an independent researcher focusing on US foreign policy and the role of lobby groups. A public speaker, political commentator and columnist, and peace activist, Soraya lives in California.
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich is a frequent contributor to Global Research. Global Research Articles by Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
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