Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the Ideological Consequences of 9/11


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“One word of truth outweighs the world.”—Alexander Solzhenitsyn


        …by  Jonas E. Alexis

Max Boot
Max Boot

The NSA has continued to send shockwaves and aesthetic terrorism across the nation with its complete violation of the Constitution.
It has just been revealed that the NSA “violated privacy rules protecting the communications of Americans and others on domestic soil 2,776 times over a one-year period,”[1] and this seems to be the tip of the iceberg.
Yet, according to neoconservative hawk Max Boot of Commentary, the NSA did not abuse their power; they simply made 2,776 mistakes!
According to Boot, it is “A small number of inadvertent errors–and the number is small given the number of overall NSA operations going on–is hardly cause to discontinue valuable intelligence-gathering programs that are helping to keep us safe from a resurgent al-Qaeda.”[2]
Keeping us safe from Al-Qaeda? Boot should have read what the Associated Press has recently said: Al-Qaeda can actually avoid detection by the NSA because Al-Qaeda has sophisticated technology! Here’s the argument that they propound: “Over the past decade [jihadists] have developed systems that blend encryption programs with anonymity software to hide their tracks …”[3]
The United States has spent billions upon billions of dollars on the NSA every year,[4] and the United States Intelligence Community spent at least $80 billion in 2010 alone.[5] North Carolina State University has just received $60.75 million build “a major lab for the study of data analysis,”[6] where emails and phone calls will be scrutinized.
But now they are telling us that Al-Qaeda has technologically beaten them to the punch! In other words, they cannot detect Al-Qaeda, but they are interested in whether your grandfather has a large-size underwear.
Are NSA officials that stupid?  Does Al-Qaeda have that huge budget every year? Or could it be that the NSA is again lying to us? Could it be that the U.S. has indirectly signed packs with Al-Qaeda? Let us hear Fox News on this matter. In an article entitled “Army Won’t Suspend Contracts with Al-Qaeda-Tied Companies, Citing ‘Due Process Rights,’” we read:

“The U.S. Army is refusing to suspend contracts with dozens of companies and individuals tied to Al Qaeda and other extremist groups out of concern for their “due process rights,” despite repeated pleas from the chief watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction.”[7]

The inspector general report declares that Al-Qaeda and his associates “may be enemies of the United States, but that is not enough to keep them from getting government contracts.”[8] The plot thickens. There is no need for the neo-Bolsheviks to say that they are fighting terrorism.
What we are progressively seeing here is that Al-Qaeda is largely a creation of the United States, which is run by the neo-Bolshevik regime. Moreover, the NSA has covertly been working for Israel.[9] Some Israeli commanders have now come to the conclusion that “Israel is the reason for hatred toward America in the Arab world.”[10]
In other words, we have reached a point where the neo-Bolshevik regime can place you in a box and then watch your next move. Both your TV and Gmail can also be used as spying devices.[11]
The 911 Attack Was Good for Israel and the Neo-Bolshevik Regime

Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden

When asked the question “Why did you seek out Laura and Glenn, rather than journalists from major American news outlets (N.Y.T., W.P., W.S.J. etc.)? In particular, why Laura, a documentary filmmaker?,” Edward Snowden declared:
“After 9/11, many of the most important news outlets in America abdicated their role as a check to power — the journalistic responsibility to challenge the excesses of government — for fear of being seen as unpatriotic and punished in the market during a period of heightened nationalism.
From a business perspective, this was the obvious strategy, but what benefited the institutions ended up costing the public dearly. The major outlets are still only beginning to recover from this cold period.”[12]
This certainly corresponds to what Benjamin Netanyahu said right after the attack.
“Asked tonight what the attack meant for relations between the United States and Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, the former prime minister, replied, ‘It’s very good.’ Then he edited himself: ‘Well, not very good, but it will generate immediate sympathy.’
He predicted that the attack would ‘strengthen the bond between our two peoples, because we’ve experienced terror over so many decades, but the United States has now experienced a massive hemorrhaging of terror.’”[13]
In other words, the 9/11 attack was a paradigm shift for the neo-Bolshevik regime both in the United States and in Israel.  The 9/11 attack was not good for the Muslim world or America, but it was only good for Israel.
Right after the event, killing civilians and dropping drones on a massive scale became rampant in the Middle East.[14] The neo-Bolsheviks justified those wicked acts by saying that they were fighting terrorism. In the process, they have led us to perpetual wars. As former CIA official Philip Giraldi put it,

“Washington’s overly muscular response to 9/11 has included two major wars in Asia in which 6,749 Americans and more than a hundred thousand locals have died. Lesser conflicts span the globe, including the Philippines, Yemen, and Uganda while predator drones regularly carry out missions in Pakistan and Somalia.
“The global war on terror has resulted in the doubling of the size and cost of the federal government, the creation of a huge new bureaucracy in the Department of Homeland Security, and the militarization of police forces at every level throughout the United States.
“It is difficult to tabulate the actual cost in dollars as the legacy expenses, including medical care for veterans, will continue for many more years, but the two wars alone will have consumed between $4 and $6 trillion if and when they are ever actually paid off. Unquantifiable collateral damage from the war on terror has also been considerable, with the United States now reviled in much of the world even as fundamental liberties have been eroded at home.”[15]

Between $4 and $6 trillion? Certainly Americans are within their own right to find out who the perpetrators are, for this is one of the most serious crimes ever committed in the twenty-first century.
In the mind of the Western world, if a person commits a crime, that person must be rounded up for judgment.  It is not that the Western world hates the person who committed the crime, it is the common sense interpretation that crimes cannot be tolerated in any society, otherwise it will escalate.

Robert Fisk
Robert Fisk

More recently, noted British journalist Robert Fisk declares that John Kerry should be treated as a thief.
“First,” Fisk writes, “Kerry cuddles up to both Palestinians and Israelis and announces the renewal of a ‘peace process’ which the Palestinians don’t trust and the Israelis don’t want.”
Then Israel announces that it will build 1,200 new homes for Jews – and Jews only – on occupied Palestinian land. And now Kerry tells the Palestinians – the weak and occupied Palestinians – that they are running out of time if they want a state of their own.
“Any other ‘statesman’ involved in any other dispute who told an occupied people that if they didn’t make peace their occupiers would steal even more of their land, would be regarded as an outcast, a fellow thief, a potential criminal.
But no. John Kerry announces that illegal Jewish colonies – or ‘settlements’ as he likes to call them, along with the world’s Israel-compliant press – are ‘illegitimate.’ I think he meant internationally ‘illegal.’
“But it doesn’t matter. In the first 10 years of the Oslo ‘process,’ the number of Israelis living on stolen Palestinian land doubled to 400,000. No wonder Kerry muttered that Israel’s latest theft announcement was ‘to some degree [sic] expected.’
“You bet it was. Israel has been running rings around cowardly US administrations for decades, ignoring Washington’s squirming embarrassment every time it went for another land grab on someone else’s property.”[16]
It is not just John Kerry who needs to be treated as a thief. The whole neoconservative/neo-Bolshevik gangsters should be treated as thieves and robbers and therefore should receive the same treatment that any other thief and robber has received: judgment.
Moreover, any supporter of terrorism should be treated as such.  As Antony Loewenstein of the Guardian has recently pointed out,

“the US and its Saudi Arabian and Qatari allies are backing Islamic fundamentalism under the guise of defeating the west’s key Middle East villain, Iran. Al-Qaida is now thriving, and the number of beheading and other assorted acts of extreme sectarian violence have been steadily rising. It’s like the funding of the Mujahideen in Afghanistan never happened, or that the lessons learned after the west armed what became al-Qaida under Osama Bin Laden were wiped from the record.”[17]

We know that the two wars were based on lies and fabrication and were largely orchestrated by the neoconservatives/neo-Bolsheviks. Moreover, we know that the neoconservative movement is a largely Jewish enterprise,[18] and we know that this movement was born out of a need to ideologically reformulate Trotskyism and Leninism in a new garb.[19] Once again, the plot thickens.
The end result is death on a massive scale. Last month, 1, 405 people in the Middle East lost their lives, “mostly civilians.”[20] But who says a peep about this massive death?  Who cares about those scoundrels? Aren’t they all terrorists?

Whatever happened to justice for all?
Whatever happened to justice for all?

Yet while the neo-Bolshevik crime continues to escalate daily, Gerry Brown,  executive director of the Institute for Economic Stability and former director of corporate development for the Pentagon’s Task Force for Business and Stability Operations,  and Andrew Shaver, former staffer within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, tell us:
“The historical record of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is being lost—and with it, the opportunity to learn from our mistakes and successes….Army Secretary John McHugh recently admitted to members of Congress that thousands of records from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts are missing… The problem is that much of the existing data were collected in an ad hoc manner that reflects the lack of planning for stability operations following both invasions.”[21]
In other words, the best way to say that you did not commit a crime is to destroy the evidence. What is so interesting about this is that while the NSA has continued to collect “everything,”[22] while the government has used millions of dollars to spy on Americans with drones,[23] we are losing the historical record in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan are not that serious because they were committed by the neo-Bolsheviks. Spying on Americans is more important than anything else because decent Americans might wake up one day and realize that they have been duped by the neo-Bolshevik regime. If you resist the neo-Bolshevik madness, you need to be re-educated.
Last April, Israeli Col. Bentzi Gruber delivered a lecture at Florida Atlantic University in which he summoned all kinds of rationalizations as to why Israel was right in slaughtering 1,400 Palestinians (most of them civilians) in Gaza during the 2008-2009 conflicts. Both Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch condemned the act.
During the speech, many Palestinian students walked out, knowing too well that some of their relatives who had nothing to the conflicts had lost their lives. The students created no insurrections; they simply walked out. The university ended up punishing five of those students.
What is infinitely worse is that many of those students,

“are required to take part in a mandatory University Campus of Difference training program based on a curriculum created by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in the fall. One of us, in addition to the mandatory training, is required to complete 25 hours of community service. Two of us who already graduated will also be subject to similar sanctions if we ever decide to come back to FAU to study.”[24]

And here is something that may shock some readers. The British newspaper the Independent recently reported:

“In a campaign to improve its image abroad, the Israeli government plans to provide scholarships to hundreds of students at its seven universities in exchange for their making pro-Israel Facebook posts and tweets to foreign audiences.
“The students making the posts will not reveal online that they are funded by the Israeli government, according to correspondence about the plan revealed in the Haaretz newspaper.
“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office, which will oversee the programme, confirmed its launch and wrote that its aim was to “strengthen Israeli public diplomacy and make it fit the changes in the means of information consumption.”[25]

And here is the crucial point that unequivocally shows that the neo-Bolshevik regime is doing everything in its power to subvert the West:

“The government’s hand is to be invisible to the foreign audiences. Daniel Seaman, the official who has been planning the effort, wrote in a letter on 5 August to a body authorising government projects that “the idea requires not making the role of the state stand out and therefore it is necessary to adhere to great involvement of the students themselves, without political linkage or affiliation.
“According to the plan, students are to be organised into units at each university, with a chief co-ordinator who receives a full scholarship, three desk co-ordinators for language, graphics and research who receive lesser scholarships and students termed “activists” who will receive a ‘minimal scholarship.’
“Mr Netanyahu’s aides said the main topics the units would address related to political and security issues, combating calls to boycott Israel and combating efforts to question Israel’s legitimacy. The officials said the students would stress Israeli democratic values, freedom of religion and pluralism.”[26]

This is, in a nutshell, the new plan by the neo-Bolsheviks to subvert the West. Even Alon Liel, former director general of the Israeli foreign ministry, called the plan “quite disgusting. University students should be educated to think freely. When you buy the mind of a student, he becomes a puppet of the Israeli government grant. You can give a grant to do social work or teach but not to do propaganda on controversial issues for the government.”[27]
The neo-Bolsheviks have already infiltrated virtually everything that pertains to politics and campus life in most parts of the West, particularly the United States. Now they are telling the U.S. that Syria is an “axis of evil” and therefore must be expunged.

“Warning of protracted, destabilizing conflict in Syria, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon urged the visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff to prevent Iran and its Lebanon-based Hezbollah proxies from prevailing on behalf of embattled Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
“In the most publicly direct appeal to date for US support of anti-Assad rebels, Ya’alon told Gen. Martin Dempsey, ‘It is forbidden to allow the axis of evil — Tehran-Damascus-Beirut — to win this conflict.’
“According to a statement released after Ya’alon’s Aug. 13 meeting with the senior-ranking US military officer, the Israeli defense minister said the two countries must be prepared for ‘a long conflict’ within Syria.
“Ya’alon flagged Iran as the source of much of the region’s instability, insisting “the Iranian regime … is involved in every conflict in this region.”[28]

What is equally worse is that Israel is seeking to get more money from the U.S.,[29] even though the neo-Bolshevik regime is getting at least $3 billion every year.  We already have a $16.7 trillion debt.[30]
The question is this: Where will the U.S. get the money to send to Israel? Well, obviously they will have to increase the debt ceiling. In other words, the U.S. economy will continue to cross the abyss, unless something is done.
Neo-Bolshevism vs. the West
Western politicians are simply just scared to death to say enough is enough. Instead, they continue to bow down to the neo-Bolshevik regime. Angela Merkel just recently declared,

“The heinous crime committed by Germany against the Jews, the betrayal of all civilized values that was the Shoah, will always be present and we can shape the future of the resulting special relationship between Germany and Israel in awareness of that.

“That means that we’ll never be neutral and that Israel can be sure of our support when it comes to ensuring its security. That’s why I also said that Germany’s support for Israel’s security is part of our national ethos, our raison d’être.”[31]

But what about the kind of concentration camps in Gaza, as Ron Paul put it? Are those Palestinians humans at all? Shouldn’t we treat them as such? According to the neo-Bolshevik reading of things, they are sub-humans.
As Moshe Dayan himself put it decades ago, Palestinians are “like dogs…”[32] With respect to the Gaza concentration camp, Dov Weisglass, former advisor to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, declared,

“The idea is to put the Palestinians on a diet but not to make them die of hunger.”[33] Finally, in 2009, philosophy professor at Tel Aviv Adi Ophir declared that Gaza is a laboratory of catastrophization.”[34]

America under siege

Philip Giraldi
Philip Giraldi

In the end, America is under siege. And Benjamin Netanyahu, as former CIA officer Philip Giraldi rightly puts it, is “a wolf in sheep’s clothing.”[35]
When countries such as Iran are looking for peace and try their best to come up with fruitful dialogues, Netanyahu wants war and declares that Iran is deceiving the West. He said,
“The [Iranian] president was replaced but the goal of the regime remains obtaining nuclear weapons to threaten Israel, the Middle East and the safety of the world.”[36]
The best way to stop Netanyahu’s madness is for Washington to stop listening to this mad man. But Washington is not in the process of breaking its Mephistophelian pact with him any time soon.
As former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal Paul Craig Roberts has recently pointed out in his article “Humanity Is Drowning in Washington’s Criminality,”
“Americans will soon be locked into an unaccountable police state unless US Representatives and Senators find the courage to ask questions and to sanction the executive branch officials who break the law, violate the Constitution, withhold information from Congress, and give false information about their crimes against law, the Constitution, the American people and those in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Guantanamo, and elsewhere.
“Impeachment is the most important power of Congress. Impeachment is what protects the citizens, the Constitution, and the other branches of government from abuse by the executive branch. If the power to remove abusive executive branch officials is not used, the power ceases to exist.
“National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper blatantly lied to Congress and remains in office. Keith B. Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency, has also misled Congress, and he remains in office. Attorney General Holder avoids telling Congress the truth on just about every subject, and he also remains in office. The same can be said for President Obama, one of the great deceivers of our time, who is so adverse to truth that truth seldom finds its way out of his mouth.

“If an American citizen lies to a federal investigator, even if not under oath, the citizen can be arrested, prosecuted, and sent to prison. Yet, these same federal personnel can lie to Congress and to citizens with impunity. Whatever the American political system is, it has nothing whatsoever to do with accountable government. In Amerika no one is accountable but citizens, who are accountable not only to law but also to unaccountable charges for which no evidence is required.”[37]

Jonathan S. Tobin
Jonathan S. Tobin

I fully agree. I would add that every neo-Bolshevik should be tried and, if found guilty, should spend time in jail for their continued crimes against humanity.[38] Whether the neoconservatives/neo-Bolsheviks like it or not, their behavior is largely the source of anti-Jewish reaction around the world.
Jonathan S. Tobin of Commentary complained that “the revival of Jew hatred on the European continent is not so much the function of egregious incidents as it is a historic process that is leading to what seems like an inevitable conclusion.”
He continued to whine that “After decades of celebrating the unexpected revival of European Jewry after the Holocaust that created new vibrant communities where desolation had existed in 1945, we have now reached the moment when the cycle of hatred has turned around again.”[39]
Perhaps it is time for Tobin to psychoanalyze himself. And perhaps he needs to read a recent article by the Jewish Daily Forward entitled, “Israel’s Everyday Racism—and How American Jews Turn a Blind Eye to It.” Yaakov Amidor, head of the National Security Council, unapologetically declared:

“I have killed lots of Arabs in my life – and there is no problem with that.”[40]

In response to many of those derogatory statements, the Jewish Daily Forward rightly says,

“Imagine the scandal if an American political leader boasted publicly that his cuts to child subsidies had reduced the ‘non-Christian’ birth rate. Imagine the ADL’s reaction. But in Israel, in 2007, from the mouth of a once-and-future prime minister — nothing.”[41]

Larry Derfner, the author of the article, continues to say:

“I’ve lived roughly half my 61 years in the United States, the other half in Israel. There is absolutely no comparison between American tolerance for public displays of racism and Israeli tolerance for it.
“I’ve stood in the middle of Israeli crowds chanting ‘Death to the Arabs.’ I’ve sat in a Tel Aviv soccer stadium watching and listening to an entire section of fans erupt in monkey sounds – ‘Hoo, hoo, hoo!! Hoo, hoo, hoo!!’ – after a black player on the visiting team scored a goal.
“A few liberals and a few do-gooders and a few journalists wring their hands. But the racists in the street, the synagogues, the Knesset and the government go on doing their thing.
“Does this mean all Israelis, or even most of them, are racists? No. Does it mean Israeli society, by commission and omission, encourages racism? Oh, yes. To a degree that would be unthinkable in the United States.”[42]

In a nutshell, Ethiopians are treated in almost the worst possible light in Israel, but Jewish organizations fight what they perceive to be racism in America using minorities, including blacks. In other words, Harold Cruse was quite right in The Crisis of Negro Intellectual, that Jewish organizations used the NAACP as a vehicle “to fight anti-Semitism by remote control.”[43]
The Neo-Bolshevik regime can be challenged

Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Alexander Solzhenitsyn

I have said in a previous article that the Zionist kingdom is powerful but fragile. Alexander Solzhenitsyn, in his Nobel Prize speech, declared that “One word of truth outweighs the world.”
If Solzhenitsyn is right, then the neo-Bolshevik ideology is in trouble, despite the fact that they are currently winning and holding the West captive. They are moving faster than we ever imagine. With the help of technology, they are even infiltrating your TV, using it as a vehicle for spying information.
We saw in a previous article that Samsung stroke a deal with the CIA, and “the CIA’s chief technology officer detailed the Agency’s vision for collecting and analyzing all of the information people put on the Internet.
After laying out what the CIA does — i.e. collect intelligence, conduct analysis, perform covert action — CIA CTO Ira ‘Gus’ Hunt detailed just how the agency plans to acquire, store, and analyze digital data on a massive scale.”[44]
Hunt declared,

You’re already a walking sensor platform. You are aware of the fact that somebody can know where you are at all times because you carry a mobile device, even if that mobile device is turned off. You know this, I hope? Yes? Well, you should.”[45] It has been well-known that the FBI also has numerous hacking devices. “With such technology, the bureau can remotely activate the microphones in phones running GoogleInc.’s Goog +0.26%.”[46]

Hunt continued, “Since you can’t connect dots you don’t have, it drives us into a mode of, we fundamentally try to collect everything and hang on to it forever. It is really very nearly within our grasp to be able to compute on all human generated information.”[47]
Now they are moving to the next stage of spying evolution. CNN reported:

“The flaws in Samsung Smart TVs, which have now been patched, enabled hackers to remotely turn on the TVs’ built-in cameras without leaving any trace of it on the screen. While you’re watching TV, a hacker anywhere around the world could have been watching you. Hackers also could have easily rerouted an unsuspecting user to a malicious website to steal bank account information.”[48]

NSAYet the fact that Russia was able to grant asylum to Snowden is a sign that the neo-Bolshevik empire can be challenged. White House spokesman Jay Carney went completely berserk:
“We’re extremely disappointed that the Russian government would take this step despite our very clear and lawful requests in public and in private to have Mr Snowden expelled to the United States to face the charges against him.” Senator Chuck Schumer, “an ally of Mr. Obama, said Russia’s decision was a ‘stab in the back….’”[49]
It was not a “stab in the back” for the Israeli-Run NSA to spy on millions upon millions of American; it was not a “stab in the back” for them to violate the Fourth Amendment; it is not a “stab in the back” for the Obama administration to support terrorism; it was not a “stab in the back” for Bush to do the same thing. It was a “stab in the back” because the neo-Bolsheviks are being challenged.
The West and the Middle are troubled on every side by the neo-Bolshevik ideology, but the West has not been abandoned. Truth, in the end, will triumph. As one Christian in the first century put it, “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair” (2 Corinthians 4:8).
The neo-Bolshevism lacks the moral, social and intellectual discipline to survive one hundred years. It is a house built on sand.
Whatever happens to Edward Snowden within the next few months or years, he has changed the political landscape.  He has shown millions around the world that the neo-Bolshevik ideology seeks to snoop on virtually everyone, whether you are an “ally” of the United States and Israel or not.
In other words, the neo-Bolsheviks will never be satisfied until they have the entire world on the palms of their hands.
Snowden called the NSA “the architecture of oppression.”[50] If Snowden is right, then the people behind the NSA—namely the Israelis and neo-Bolsheviks in America—are the true manifestation of this architecture of oppression and represent “an evil empire.”

This evil empire must be confronted by every decent and rational person, since it will continue to drag the West and the Middle East into a Mephistophelian abyss.

[1] Charlie Savage, “N.S.A. Often Broke Rules on Privacy, Audit Shows,” NY Times, August 16, 2013; see also Barton Gellman, “NSA Broke Privacy Rules Thousands of Times per Year, Audit Finds,” Washington Post, August 15, 2013.
[2] Max Boot, “Mistakes, Not Abuse at NSA,” Commentary, August 16, 2013.
[3] Geoffrey Ingersoll, “Edward Snowden and Al Qaeda Both Know How To Avoid NSA Detection,” Business Insider, August 14, 2013.
[4] See for example Philip Bump, “How Much Money Do We Pay the NSA to Spy on Us?,” Atlantic, June 7, 2013.
[6] Jane Stancill, “NSA Establishes $60 Million Data Analytics Lab at NC State,” New Observer, August 15, 2013.
[8] Ibid.
[10] Quoted in Nathan Guttman, “Do U.S. Generals Have Pro-Arab Slant?,” Jewish Daily Forward, August 5, 2013.
[11] Christopher Zara, “Is Your Cable Box Spying on You?,” International Business Times, July 26, 2013; Paul Szoldra, “GOOGLE: If You Send to Gmail, You Have ‘No Legitimate Expectation of Privacy,’” Business Insider, August 13, 2013.
[12] Quoted in “Q. & A.: Edward Snowden Speaks to Peter Maass,” NY Times, August 13, 2013.
[13] James Bennet, “Spilled Blood is Seen as Bond That Draws 2 Nations Closer,” NY Times, September 12, 2001
[14] See for example Helen Pow, “‘Did We Just Kill a Kid?’: The Moment Drone Operator who Assassinated Afghans with the Push of a Button on a Computer in the U.S. Realized He Had Vaporized a Child…and Could Not Go On,” Daily Mail, December 17, 2012; Robert Johnson, “‘Did We Just Kill a Kid?’—Six Words That Ended a U.S. Drone’s Pilot Career,” Business Insider, December 17, 2012.
[15] Philip Giraldi, “How Al-Qaeda Succeeded Last Week,” American Conservative, August 14, 2013.
[16] Robert Fisk, “Why John Kerry Should Be Treated as a Thief,” The Independent,
[17] Antony Loewenstein, “Syria’s War Has Exposed the Hypocrisy of Western Powers,” Guardian, August 14, 2013.
[18] See for example Murray Friedman, The Neoconservative Revolution: Jewish Intellectuals and the Shaping of Public Policy (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005); Stephan Halper and Jonathan Clarke, America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005);
[19] See for example Francis Fukuyama, “After Neoconservatism,” NY Times, February 19, 2006. For other similar studies, see Alan M. Wald, New York Intellectuals (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1987); Alexander Bloom, Prodigal Sons: The New York Intellectuals and Their World (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987); Joseph Dorman, Arguing the World: The New York Intellectuals in Their Own Words (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2000); Terry A. Cooney, The Rise of the New York Intellectuals: Partisan Review and Its Circle, 1934-1945 (Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2004).
[20] Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, “Iraq: This Is What It Looks Like When You Rip Off the Band Aid,” Antiwar.com, August 13, 2013.
[21] Gerry Brown and Andrew Shaver, “America’s Disappearing War Data,” National Interest, August 8, 2013.
[23] Elspeth Reeve, “The Government Is Spying on America with Drones, Too,” Atlantic, June 19, 2013.
[24] http://upressonline.com/2013/08/letter-to-the-editor-fau-students-for-justice-in-palestine-statement/
[25] Ben Lynfield, “Students Offered Grants if They Tweet Pro-Israeli Propaganda,” The Independent, August 13, 2013.
[26] Ibid.
[27] Ibid.
[28] http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130814/DEFREG04/308140014/Israeli-DM-Urges-US-Action-Syria-Warns-Axis-Evil-.
[29] http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130815/DEFREG04/308150008/Israel-Seeks-Increase-Annual-US-Aid?odyssey=mod_sectionstories.
[30] Grover G. Norquist, “The Looming Budget Battles,” National Interest, August 16, 2013.
[31] “Germany Cannot Be Neutral on Israel, Angela Merkel Says,” Jewish Daily Forward, August 9, 2013.
[32] Haim Gordon, ed., Looking Back at the June 1967 War (Westport: Praeger Publishers, 1999), 31.
[33] Quoted in David R. Francis, “What Aid Cutoff to Hamas Would Mean,” Christian Science Monitor, February 27, 2006.
[35] Philip Giraldi, “Who Is the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?,” Antiwar.com, August 15, 2013.
[36] Ibid.
[37] http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35843.htm
[38] CIA director Michael Morell has recently declared that toppling Assad is a recipe for Al-Qaeda in Syria, but there is no sign that the Obama administration will listen. “Al-Qaeda Replacing Assad is the Biggest Threat to US Security—CIA Deputy Director,” Russia Today, August 7, 2013.
[39] Jonathan S. Tobin, “Confronting the End of European Jewry,” Commentary, August 12, 2013.
[40] Quoted in Larry Derfner, “Israel’s Everyday Racism—and How American Jews Turn a Blind Eye to It,” Jewish Daily Forward, August 12, 2013.
[41] Ibid.
[42] Ibid.
[43] Quoted in E. Michael Jones, The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit (South Bend: Fidelity Press, 2008), 700.
[44] Michael Kelley, “CIA Chief Tech Officer: Big Data Is The Future And We Own It,” Business Insider, March 21, 2013.
[45] Ibid.
[46] Jennifer Valentino-Devries, “FBI Taps Hacker Tactics to Spy on Suspects,” Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2013.
[47] Michael Kelley, “CIA Chief Tech Officer: Big Data Is The Future And We Own It,” Business Insider, March 21, 2013.
[48] Erica Fink and laurie Segall, “Your TV Might Be Watching You,” CNN, August 1, 2013.
[49] “NSA Spy Leaks: US Denounces Snowden’s Russian Assylum,” BBC, August 1, 2013.
[50] Quoted in Michael Hirsh, “The NSA’s Future: A Tale of Two Committes,” National Journal, August 2, 2013.



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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.