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“U.S. national-security policy increasingly conforms to patterns of behavior pioneered by the Jewish state. This ‘Israelification’ of U.S. policy may prove beneficial for Israel. Based on the available evidence, it’s not likely to be good for the United States”—Historian Andrew J. Bacevich 
…by Jonas E. Alexis
The idea that Iran is the biggest threat in the world has become a sort of political virus. The Zionist regime in Israel and some of the leading neoconservatives and public intellectuals in America have been infected by that virus.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon declared last May that “The possibility of Iran having a nuclear weapon is a nightmare for the entire world. We must prepare.”
“When we look at the Middle East, there is no doubt that the Iranian threat is the number one threat, even if it’s not in the news every day. It is the number one threat on the stability of the region, first and foremost.
“It’s also a concrete threat against us, but it’s no less of a threat against the interests of the free world. This is a regime that, at any given moment, tries to export its revolution, thinks about how to achieve both regional and world hegemony, as imaginary as this sounds.”
Mitt Romney propagated the same thing while he was running for president last year. And political rock star and criminal Condoleezza Rice declared last November that Iran is “volatile” and “dangerous” and suggested that something ought to be done.
Moreover, Iran’s economy has been crippled by Western sanctions. And if Iran is the biggest threat in the world, I’d like to know which regime has been on the news since last month for spying on virtually every continent on the planet. I also would like to know whether it was Iran that blocked access to the Guardian website for troops around the world.
Finally, I’d like to know the name of the country that placed a hidden microphone inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London. I’m willing to bet ten thousand dollars that it wasn’t Iran.
As E. Michael Jones rightly puts it,
“America’s Zionist-controlled government is hostile to Iran, not because it possesses or wants to possess nuclear weapons, but because it has taken control of its own culture in a way that the West still finds both puzzling, dramatic, and, ultimately, an affront to everything the regime preaches, from sodomy to usury.”
Coming of Age with Thomas Sowell
One of the leading public intellectuals who has been trapped in the Zionist matrix (particularly with issues surrounding Iran) is Thomas Sowell.
Sowell declares in his 2010 book Dismantling America that
“With Iran moving toward the development of nuclear weapons, we are getting dangerously close to that fatal point of no return on the world stage…The Iranian government itself is giving us the clearest evidence of what a nuclear Iran would mean, with its fanatical hate-filled declarations about wanting to wipe Israel off the face of the earth.”
I have appreciated some of Sowell’s work in the past, and I highly esteem him as a scholar and a thinker. I still think that he’s got some sense on many issues, most specifically the issues surrounding affirmative action on college campuses. I would highly recommend his well-documented study Affirmative Action Around the World: An Empirical Study.
Sowell says many things that are true in his other books, including Education: Assumption versus History, Inside American Education, Race and Culture, Black Rednecks and White Liberals, Economic Facts and Fallacies, Intellectuals and Society and more recently Intellectuals and Race. There is no doubt that Sowell’s intellectual caliber is impeccable, and it would be foolish of me to say otherwise.
I must admit that I had some rethinking to do when I first read his assessment on the issue of slavery. But with respect to Iran and war in the Middle East, I vehemently disagree with him, and over the years he has drawn to the neoconservative ideology which has driven America and much of the West into one calamity after another.
It was Sowell who wrote in The Vision of the Anointed that “…assumptions are so much taken for granted by so many people, including so-called ‘thinking people,’ that neither those assumptions nor their corollaries are generally confronted with demands for empirical evidence.”
A few years back, after I’ve read some of his books, I contacted him and told him that I appreciate his work, to which he responded, “Thank you.” But then a few years later he made an extraordinary statement about Iran, and I asked him to provide the evidence. I never got a response back.
Moreover, there was no footnote in Dismantling America where the inquiring mind would find the evidence. He keeps talking about “the fatal danger of nuclear Iran,” but there is no way of adjudicating those authoritative and indeed dogmatic claims because Sowell does not give us a shred of evidence.
It was Sowell who introduced the phrase “arguments without arguments” in many of his books. To Sowell, this occurs when a person postulates a statement without ever bothering to provide robust evidence. But Sowell, to my surprise, declared back in 2002 that Hussein and Hitler were almost ideologically indistinguishable!
Sowell also has a great influence on people like Rush Limbaugh. Sowell, in return, praised Limbaugh’s radio program: “I can’t bear to watch most of the talk shows on television, and on radio I listen only to Rush Limbaugh and a couple of others.”
The genius of Rush Limbaugh is that he seriously thought director Christopher Nolan was attacking Mitt Romney in The Dark Knight Rises by naming the villain Bane! It didn’t occur to Limbaugh that the villain has been around long before the 2012 election.
As Dismantling America progresses, it becomes obvious that Sowell has been lost in the neoconservative matrix. He declares that
Again, no evidence was provided. And here Sowell has been very disappointing precisely because he should have known that Iran has not only signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty but has tried to reach out to the West and America for many years.
Iran has also complied to U.N. resolutions. The only country that has refused to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty is Israel.
Last year, Sowell wrote in the neoconservative magazine National Review that Iran was “well on its way to being able to produce more than the two bombs that were enough to force Japan to surrender in 1945.”
This mantra has been repeated over and over, but no one has been able to produce a scholarly and academic evidence for it. But since the neoconservative/Zionist machine has political power over us, 99% of Americans believe that Iranian nukes are a threat.
What is so amazing is that by the end of February of this year, Israel, with the help of the United States, tested its new missile defense, and “for the first time [ Israel tested] the capabilities and the performance of the new Arrow III, considered to be the most innovative and revolutionary interceptor in the world.”
Not a single country in the Western world said, “Hey Israel, what are you up to?”
Iran and the Neoconservative Police State
Yet despite what has been said about Iran, Paul R. Pillar, a former CIA for 28 years and now a professor at Georgetown University and author of a number of scholarly books, declared that Iran is not a threat to peace. Pillar even made the unpopular claim that we can live with Iran’s nukes!
Last February, the Washington Post declared that “Ahmadinejad reiterates willingness for direct talks with U.S.” Would Israeli officials even suggest that they want to talk with U.N. officials about their of nuclear weapons? You tell me.
Sowell has been very quick to write about Iran supporting terrorism with no evidence, but Sowell does not say a word about Israel supporting terrorist groups such as the Syrian rebels under Obama and the MEK under Bush.Sowell is completely silent about Israel assassinating Iranian scientists.
Listen to what Sowell had to say about Chuck Hagel in the Jewish World Review before Hagel was nominated:
“One of the talking points in favor of confirming Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense is that he was a wounded combat veteran. How does that qualify anyone to run the whole military establishment? Benedict Arnold was a wounded combat veteran!”
In an effort to knock out Hagel, the neoconservative machine was circulating the patently ridiculous idea that Hagel was a “friend of Hamas”! Ben Shapiro, the young Orthodox Jew we met in a previous article, posted this ridiculous statement on his website before Hagel got the job:
“On Thursday, Senate sources told Breitbart News exclusively that they have been informed that one of the reasons that President Barack Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, has not turned over requested documents on his sources of foreign funding is that one of the names listed is a group purportedly called ‘Friends of Hamas.’”
If you were to ask Shapiro to provide the evidence for this madness, he would have nothing to present. Shapiro does not even know what “Friends of Hamas” actually is. In fact, David Weigel of Slate declared that it does not exist. So who came up with the invention?
Friedman continues: “In the process, I became part of an inadvertent demonstration of how quickly partisan agendas and the Internet can transform an obvious joke into a Washington talking point used by senators and presidential wannabes.”
So Shapiro did not investigate the extraordinary claim. He just believed it because he and his neoconservative gangsters in the Weekly Standard and Commentary were desperate to oust Hagel.
Friedman even laughed at Shapiro by saying,
“On February 7, the conservative website Breitbart.com screamed [the] headline… Shapiro tweeted the link to his nearly 40,000 Twitter followers.
“Blogs like RedState.com and the National Review’s The Corner linked to it. In Israel, Mike Huckabee said “rumors of Chuck Hagel having received funds from Friends of Hamas,” would, if true, ‘disqualify him.’”
Friedman concludes, “I am, it seems, the creator of the Friends of Hamas myth. Doing my job, I erred in counting on confidentiality and the understanding that my example was farcical — and by assuming no one would print an unchecked rumor.
“If anyone didn’t know already: Partisan agendas, Internet reporting and old-fashioned carelessness can move complete crocks fast. If you see a story on Hagel addressing the Junior League of Hezbollah, that’s fake too.”
Matthew Vadum of the neoconservative fifth column FrontPage Magazine declared right after Hagel won that Hagel “is uncomfortably cozy with Islamists.” Moreover, since Hagel was nominated, “The mullahs are no doubt resting in peace in Tehran…Obama now has two-thirds of his Islamist-appeasement dream team in place.” (During the hearing, Israel was mentioned 178 times and Iran 169 times. The Founding Fathers of the United States? Relics of the past.)
Max Boot of Commentary declared that Hagel’s nomination proved that Mearsheimer and Walt were wrong in their book The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. Hagel would never have been nominated, says Boot, if the lobby was that powerful.
Boot never entertained the possibility that it could be because a small fraction of the American people are finally realizing that the Israel Lobby has been leading America into a hellish existence in the Middle East.
Moreover, Hagel got trapped into the Zionist matrix long before he got nominated. (By the time he was baptized in the Zionist sect, he basically repudiated his founding principles with respect to foreign policy. He has been following the Zionist flow of things ever. When there was no serious evidence showing that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons, Hagel was on the frontline saying that Assad had done so.)
Since his nomination, Hagel hasn’t done anything in the Middle East that has not gotten the support of the Israelis and the Israel Lobby.
Vadum moved on to say that the White House should have pulled the plug on Hagel because he was praised by Louis Farrakhan!
How dumb can it get? Is Vadum, then, a Trotskyite because he is politically and indirectly proposing almost the same thing that Trotsky was advocating? Is FrontPage Magazine a Leninist publication because it has been politically proposing a Soviet-style ethnic cleansing in the Middle East?
Hagel should have accepted Vadum’s challenge, and decent Americans should all pull the plug on the neoconservative hoodlums as well.
Thomas Sowell and the Jewish World Review
Thomas Sowell’s colleague Linda Chavez declared in the Jewish World Review that Hagel “has so much baggage it is amazing that the administration hasn’t dumped him…” Chavez continued to say that “Hagel has made clearly anti-Semitic statements before public forums time and again.”
Then Chavez moved on to make this ridiculous illustration:
“What if Hagel had been on record as declaring, ‘The black [or Latino] lobby intimidates a lot of people’? And then had publicly declared the Ku Klux Klan ‘legitimate’? What if the nominee had also been the one U.S. senator who refused to sign a letter criticizing the former apartheid government of South Africa for its racist treatment of blacks?”
What in the world is this lady talking about? Hagel had to be blamed not only for anti-Semitism, but he had to be lumped with the Ku Klux Klan! How in the world did the neoconservative movement get to that morally worthless point?
John J. Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Stephen Walt of Harvard declared in The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy that
“The bottom line is that AIPAC, which bills itself as ‘America’s Pro-Israel lobby’ has an almost unchallenged hold on Congress … Open debate about U.S. policy toward Israel does not occur there, even though that policy has important consequences for the entire world…
“There is an even more obvious way to shape an administration’s policy: the lobby’s goals are served when individuals who share its perspective occupy important positions in the executive branch. . . .[G]roups in the lobby also try to make sure that people who are seen as critical of Israel do not get important foreign policy jobs.”
Here’s my question for Chavez: Does she really want to entertain the idea that Mearsheimer and Walt are anti-Semites when they are ethnic Jews? Chavez entitled her article “Pull the Plug on Hagel” and took issues with Hagel for saying that “The Jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people.” Bill Kristol called Mersheimer an “Israel-hater,” and I’d like to know if Chavez feels the same way.
A number of born-again neocons attempted to “pull the plug on Hagel.” Rick Santorum in particular sent an email to supporters saying that at least $10,000 needed to be raised in order to block Hagel’s nomination.
Chavez declared that Hagel “could not produce a single example” for the claim that the “The Jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people.” In Hagel’s defense, I would ask Chavez to read The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy and Paul R. Pillar’s Intelligence and U.S. Foreign Policy.
Chavez, however, could not produce a single piece of evidence in her article showing that Iran is a “murderous regime.” Hagel has to produce evidence (and it does exist), but Chavez doesn’t. This logic is beautiful.
If Chavez wants to keep it consistent, she certainly needs to pull the plug on the Founding Fathers as well.
Neocon agents like Chavez are the tips of the iceberg. Serbian writer Srdja Trifkovich was a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution, Stanford, where Thomas Sowell has resided for more than two decades. Trifkovich is also the author of a number of books on Islam, including The Sword of the Prophet and Defeating Jihad.
After listening to one of Trifkovich’s talks at a conference, E. Michael Jones pointed out to him during a question-and-answer session,
“Srdja, I would feel the same way about Muslims if I were a Serb, but America has never had a problem with Islam, and the only reason we have one now is because of our support for Israel. At that point, you could have heard the proverbial pin drop, and I knew that the fix was in…
Barbarians Inside the Gates of America
In a nutshell, Zionism and neoconservatism are political barbarians inside the gates of America. This becomes even more interesting when Jonathan S. Tobin of the neoconservative magazine Commentary declared right after Hagel’s nomination was delayed for ten days that “Jewish Groups Must End Silence on Hagel,” meaning that Jewish groups must move forward to oust Hagel.
Yet again double agents like Tobin have said virtually nothing about Israel’s eugenic programs. Last January, it was reported that Israel deliberately gave Ethiopian women birth control shots without their consent.
God forbid, but imagine the uproar that would follow if the United States happens to do something like that to an ethnic group in America. Jewish organizations such as the ADL and the ACLU would be outraged—and rightly so. Yet the same Jewish organizations are completely silent when Israel gives injections to Ethiopian women without their consent.
A few months ago, “Israel quietly sends migrants to Sudan.” Ladies and gentlemen, that was what Nazi Germany wanted to do to Jews. The Third Reich wanted to remove Jews from Europe, and that was anti-Semitism, according to the Jewish establishment.
So, who is the real Nazi here? Gentile Nazism is over, but Jewish Nazism is still going on in the 2013. At the same time, The Jewish Daily Forward tells us that “Jews Unite Behind Push for Immigration Reform” in America.
Mark Hetfield, HIAS president and CEO, declared that supporting immigration reform is “the ethical thing to do. It’s in our strategic interest.” But it is not in Hetfield’s “strategic interest” to play by the same rule in Israel, where Palestinians are being treated like animals.
Likewise, the ADL puts out a report saying, “violent incidents against illegal immigrants have been brutal and are occurring with greater regularity, further intensifying the atmosphere of fear and suspicion on both sides of the border.”
Abraham Foxman of the ADL and popular American rabbi Schmuley Boteach for example write frequently for the Jerusalem Post, and none of them have come out and said a word about Israel’s callous policies. Palestinian Christians also face discrimination in Israel, but these are just footnotes in Jewish establishment. Why?
Benjamin Netanyahu sounded like a neo-Nazi when he declared that immigrants from Africa “threaten our existence as a Jewish and democratic state.” If I erase the word “Jewish” in the statement, you would probably think that it was made by a Gestapo.
But things like that go unchallenged by the neoconservative fifth column in America. Foxman once again does not say a word about this. On the contrary, he declared that Israel is facing a “demographic challenge.” Speaking like a Klansman, Foxman continued,
“Even if one takes seriously those who argue that the number of Palestinians living in the West Bank has been exaggerated (and most Israeli demographers disagree with that assessment), the ratio of Jews to Arabs in one-state would be near the 50 percent mark and would make the concept of a Jewish and democratic state, the hallmark of Israel through its history, a practical impossibility. A truly Jewish state can exist, as it does now, only with an overwhelming Jewish majority.”
How can Foxman in good conscience defend this position over Pat Buchanan’s chapter entitled “The End of White America” in his Suicide of Power, a book which incidentally was denounced as racist by the ADL? How can the ADL call Buchanan an “unrepentant bigot” when they are doing the same thing that the “unrepentant bigot” is doing?
Right after the publication of Buchanan’s The Suicide of Superpower, the ADL published an article asking MSNBC to dismiss Buchanan, and Buchanan was eventually fired. (The ADL had been calling Buchanan an “unrepentant bigot” since 2009.)
Ultimately this is where “multiculturalism” and “diversity” have led us. Jewish revolutionaries promote “diversity” and “multiculturalism,” but the “diversity” agenda cannot allow other “diverse” interpretations. (I discovered similar things during my interactions with David Turner of the Jerusalem Post.)
Shortly after the incident, Buchanan finally had the courage to say that the ideologies which people like Abraham Foxman espouse are un-American. Perhaps what pushed the ADL over the edge was the way Buchanan described the death of the WASP in the Supreme Court.
Buchanan cites Harvard Law Jewish professor Noah Feldman bragging about how Elena Kagan’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court is a sign that the WASP’s ruling class has slowly come to an end. Instead of attacking Feldman, the ADL attacked Buchanan for citing Feldman!
This brings us to an essentially vital point in our discussion here: “diversity” and “multiculturalism” have largely been used by Jewish revolutionaries in order to implicitly attack Western culture and its essentially reasonable principles.
We will discuss these issues in the next article.
 Quoted in Phil Stewart, “Iran Now Top Threat to U.S. Says Military Official,” Reuters.com, November 4, 2011; see also “‘Iran, Not Al-Qaeda, Biggest Mideast Threat to US,’” Jerusalem Post, November 4, 2011.
 See for example Najmeh Bozorgmehr, “Ahmadinejad Admits Sanctions Hurt Iran,” Financial Times, October 2, 2012; “Blood Sanctions: Iranian Boy Dies from Medicine Shortage,” Russia Today, November 16, 2012; Trita Parsi, Sick of Sanctions,” Daily Beast, September 12, 2012; Najmeh Bozorgmehr, “In Iran, Sanctions Take Toll on the Sick,” Washington Post, September 4, 2012.
 See for example Trita Parsi, Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007); A Single Roll of Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012).
 Yaakov Lappin, “Israel Successfully Tests Arrow 3 Missile Defense,” Jerusalem Post, February 25, 2013; Ian Deitch, “Israel, U.S. Successfully Test Anti-Missile System,” http://news.yahoo.com/israel-us-successfully-test-anti-missile-system-074502201.html.
 “Republicans Ask Barak Obama to Withdraw Chuck Hagel Nomination,” The Telegraph, February 22, 2013; see also Jon Swaine, “Republicans Block Chuck Hagel’s Path to Pentagon,” The Telegraph, February 14, 2013.
 Alex Koppelman, “‘Friends of Hams’ and Andrew Breitbart’s Legacy,” The New Yorker, February 21, 2013; Erik Wemple, “Chuck Hagel and ‘Friends of Hamas’: Five Questions,” Washington Post, February 20, 2013.
 Matthew Weaver and Tom McCarthy, “Chuck Hagel Says Syria used Chemical Weapons on ‘Small Scale,’” Guardian, April 25, 2013; Tom Vanden Brook, “U.S. Believes Syria Used Chemical Weapons,” USA Today, April 25, 2013; Dashiell Bennett, “The U.S. Now Officially Says Chemical Weapons Have Been Used in Syria,” Atlantic, April 25, 2013; Julie Pace, “Syria Likely used Chemical Weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Says,” Huffington Post, April 25, 2013.
 Talila Nesher, “Israel Admits Ethiopian Women Were Given Birth Control Shots,” Haaretz, January 27, 2013; Alistair Dawber, “Israel Gave Birth Control to Ethiopian Jews Without their Consent,” The Independent, January 23, 2013.
 See for example Fida Jiryis, “The Myth of Israel’s Favorable Treatment of Palestinian Christians,” Mondoweiss.net, March 15, 2012; Jason Ditz, “Israeli Officials: 60 Minutes Report on Treatment of Christians a Strategic Threat,” Antiwar.com, April 23, 2012.
Jonas E. Alexis has degrees in mathematics and philosophy. He studied education at the graduate level. His main interests include U.S. foreign policy, the history of the Israel/Palestine conflict, and the history of ideas. He is the author of the new book Zionism vs. the West: How Talmudic Ideology is Undermining Western Culture. He teaches mathematics in South Korea.