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Eisenhower, Decolonization and the Threats from Israel

by Oui Wed Apr 10th, 2024 at 09:50:38 AM EST

Israel's Stern Gang Mailed Letter Bomb to White House, President Truman | Tikun Olam |

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Fighting for Independence through terror, creating a fascist, pariah state

STOP THE GENOCIDE OF PALESTINIANS


David Ben-Gurion leading one of the Jewish terror groups Haganah to Irgun, and the Stern Gang (Lehi), acting against the British mandate over Palestine and to create fear among the Arab citizens.

When the United States as major economic and military power has fed the beast of fascism for well over sixty years, how difficult it will be to get the beast harnessed and tamed. Peace in the Middle East needs to be implemented by United forces to stop the genocide and hold the perpetrators to account forever.

Egypt's Nasser and a false flag operation, provocation by terror from Israel

Israel's Lavon Affair Resurfaces as Unseemly Details Emerge 50 Years Later

The Lavon Affair, also known as Operation Susannah, was a failed Israeli covert operation conducted in Egypt in the summer of 1954. As part of a false flag operation, a group of Egyptian Jews were recruited by Israeli military intelligence to plant bombs inside Egyptian-, American-, and British-owned civilian targets, such as cinemas, libraries, and American educational centers. The operation caused no casualties among the population but led to the deaths of four operatives: two cell members who committed suicide after being captured; and two operatives who were tried, convicted, and executed by the Egyptian authorities.

The operation ultimately became known as the Lavon Affair after the Israeli defense minister Pinhas Lavon, who was forced to resign as a consequence of the incident1. Before Lavon's resignation, the incident had been euphemistically referred to in Israel as the "Unfortunate Affair" or "The Bad Business" (Hebrew: העסק הביש, HaEsek HaBish).

The deadly attack on the USS Liberty and cover-up | 8 June 1967 |

By 9.50am, the minaret at El Arish could be seen with the naked eye like a solitary mast in a sea of sand. Although no one on the ship knew it at the time, the Liberty had suddenly trespassed into a private horror. At that very moment, near the minaret, Israeli forces were engaged in a criminal slaughter.

Three days after Israel had launched the six- day war, Egyptian prisoners in the Sinai had become a nuisance. There was no place to house them, not enough Israelis to watch them, and few vehicles to transport them to prison camps. But there was another way to deal with them.

As the Liberty sat within eyeshot of El Arish, eavesdropping on surrounding communications, Israeli soldiers turned the town into a slaughterhouse, systematically butchering their prisoners. An eyewitness recounted how in the shadow of the El Arish mosque, they lined up about 60 unarmed Egyptian prisoners, hands tied behind their backs, and then opened fire with machine guns until the pale desert sand turned red.

A 50-Year Occupation: Israel's Six-Day War Started With a Lie | The Intercept - 5 June 2017 |

The war was launched in 1967 because Israel wanted to annex new territory, not because it faced an imminent threat from Arab forces. The peace process is a charade.

Fifty years ago, between June 5 and June 10, 1967, Israel invaded and occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. The Six-Day War, as it would later be dubbed, saw the Jewish David inflict a humiliating defeat on the Arab Goliath, personified perhaps by Gamal Abdel Nasser's Egypt.

"The existence of the Israeli state hung by a thread," the country's prime minister, Levi Eshkol, claimed

 claimed two days after the war was over, "but the hopes of the Arab leaders to annihilate Israel were dashed." Genocide, went the argument, had been prevented; another Holocaust of the Jews averted.

Defining the Enemy as Israel, Zionist, Neo-Nazi or Jewish: The Propaganda War in Nasser's Egypt, 1952-1967 | Hebrew Univ. - ICSA |

BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 2,215, February 5, 2024

"We cannot always prevent the murder of workers in an orchard or sleeping families, but we can set a high price for our blood. A price too high for the Arab settlement, the Arab army and the Arab government to pay. ... [Retaliation operations] are not for vengeance. It is an act of punishment and warning, that if that state does not control its population and does not prevent them attacking us - the Israeli forces will cause havoc in its land."

IDF Chief of Staff Moshe Dayan,

Lecture to IDF officers: "Retaliation Operations as
a Means of Ensuring Peace", July 1955

Eisenhower, the Sinai and Suez Crisis ...  decolonization European powers ... new State of Israel and its Arab neighbours

The Suez Crisis (1956)

Message From Prime Minister Ben Gurion to President Eisenhower  | Jerusalem, 29 October 1956 |

JFK, Ben Gurion, the Dimona nuclear reactor, proliferation and the bomb

President Kennedy gave Israel a strong warning about its nuclear reactor in 1963 | JPost |

Kennedy, who was otherwise close to Israel, was furious with its ostensible nuclear weapons program.

Declassified documents show President John Kennedy warned Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol in 1963 that U.S. support for the young country would be "seriously jeopardized" if Israel did not allow the United States periodic inspections of Israel's nuclear reactor.

A telegram from Kennedy dated July 4, 1963, congratulates Eshkol on assuming the prime ministership after David Ben-Gurion's resignation and recounts talks between Kennedy and Ben-Gurion about inspections at the reactor in Dimona.

"As I wrote Mr. Ben-Gurion, this government's commitment to and support of Israel could be seriously jeopardized if it should be thought that we were unable to obtain reliable information on a subject as vital to peace as Israel's effort in the nuclear field," the telegram said.

Kennedy did not survive the assassination in Dallas that year.

Middle East: Israel's Future Wars Foretold

Joe Biden and Antony Blinken never were serious about diplomacy and renewal JCPOA nuclear deal with Iran - Conflict Zone

A Nuclear Iran: Full Court Press and Warmongering

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