Glenn Greenwald: Cash, Weapons and Surveillance: the U.S. is a Key Party to Every Israeli Attack

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 The new Snowden documents illustrate a crucial fact: Israeli aggression would be impossible without the constant, lavish support and protection of the U.S. government, which is anything but a neutral, peace-brokering party in these attacks. And the relationship between the NSA and its partners on the one hand, and the Israeli spying agency on the other, is at the center of that enabling.     

By Glenn Greenwald  The Intercept  4 Aug 2014

Featured photo - Cash, Weapons and Surveillance: the U.S. is a Key Party to Every Israeli AttackU.S. President Barack Obama (L) greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
during a press conference on March 20, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel.
Photo credit: Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images

The U.S. government has long lavished overwhelming aid on Israel, providing cash, weapons and surveillance technology that play a crucial role in Israel’s attacks on its neighbors. But top secret documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden shed substantial new light on how the U.S. and its partners…

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