Special Report: The Israel Lobby


Pro-Israel groups have given about $57 million to federal candidates and political party committees since 1990, making them one of the most influential lobbies in D.C. In this Frontline USA special, Avi Lewis offers a fascinating inside look at the Israel lobby and its affects on Capitol Hill. This show tackles the issues behind the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; whether Bush will see the creation of a Palestinian state before his term is up; why all three presidential hopefuls support Israel; and how media coverage of news from the Middle East is biased (hint, Wolf Blitzer was once a pro-Israeli lobbyist!).

Part 2 of this special can be seen at Brave New Films.

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal
{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}
@2023 - AlterNet Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. - "Poynter" fonts provided by fontsempire.com.