Donald Trump’s foreign policy: Made in Israel?

The real Donald Trump has emerged as a dedicated supporter of the most hardline elements in Israel, whose aspirations are fueled by the money flowing from American Israel-first billionaires.

It was refreshing to hear then aspirant to the GOP nomination for president Donald Trump tell a gathering of Republican Jews in New York City that he didn’t need their money. It was, of course, a lie, like so many other lies that came out of the electoral campaign, but it seemed to open the door on a new era for American foreign policy. Combined with Trump’s pledge that he would not rush headlong into any new wars in the Middle East, linked to a robust condemnation of what had gone wrong in Iraq, it seemed to indicate that the Israel Lobby would no longer be defining the playing field for U.S. engagement in the region and that a Trump presidency just might take office with considerable wariness about Jewish power in the United States. Or so it seemed.

Two years later, how things have changed. The real Donald Trump has emerged as a dedicated supporter of the most hardline elements in Israel, whose aspirations are fueled by the money flowing from American Jewish billionaires. And nowhere in sight is any actual American national interest.

Trump’s A-team in the Middle East is headed by his son-in-law Jared Kushner who is being advised by a group of Orthodox Jews. The ambassador to Israel is David Friedman, a former bankruptcy lawyer, who is a passionate supporter of the illegal Israeli settlements and his chief “international negotiator” for the Middle East is Jason Greenblatt, the former Trump Organization lawyer. Both are Orthodox Jews with strong ties to Israel and Friedman has already distinguished himself by condemning the Palestinians at every opportunity.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing criminal charges for corruption, is reportedly delighted with Trump and his “team.” To be sure, Israel has benefited from the White House’s reconstruction of what might be referred to as U.S. Middle East policy to favor Israel even more strongly than did George W. Bush and Barack Obama. The decision to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is a de facto affirmation of Israel’s “right” to annex and control of all of the city and its surroundings, a violation of the United Nations resolutions that established Israel in 1948. Having received what is perceived to be a green light from the White House, the expansion of Israel’s equally illegal settlements in the West Bank has been accelerating in expectation that Netanyahu will eventually move to incorporate nearly all of what might have become a Palestinian state.

Trump is also making Israel happy in other ways, to include Ambassador Nikki Haley’s Jeremiads at the United Nations and the withholding of U.S. funding to assist Palestinian refugees. Beyond that, the pressure on what Netanyahu perceives as his arch-enemy, the state of Iran, has been unrelenting both from Washington and Jerusalem, with Donald Trump repeatedly asserting that he will tear up the “terrible” nuclear agreement. Some pretext for war will surely follow with the United States having to bear much of the burden as well as most of the consequences, including what is likely to be a large casualty list as the Iranians will surely fight back.

And then there is Syria, where the U.S. looks the other way as Israel bombs targets that it claims to be Iranian or Hezbollah based on alleged intelligence that only it seems to have obtained, while Washington maintains an active presence on the ground to further destabilize the country, a major Israeli objective.

But all of the above pales beside the recent news coming from the bought-and-paid-for politician front, a congenital feature of American democracy capitalist style that Donald Trump promised to end. Jewish-Israeli mega-billionaire and casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who contributed $25 million to the Trump campaign and $5 million to his inauguration ceremony, is calling in his markers.

It is widely believed that Adelson is the man who pressured the White House into making the embassy shift in the first place, and now he is offering to help pay for the new building, which will take several years to construct, to accelerate and institutionalize the process. The White House has folded, declaring that a temporary embassy will now be opening in May, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel and the dispossession and scattering of the Palestinians. Trump had previously declared that the opening of the embassy would take some time, but money talks, apparently.

Even the New York Times, citing some “Adelson allies,” expressed concern that the gesture “could be seen as a well-heeled financial contributor effectively privatizing—and politicizing—American foreign policy.” Bingo.

For those who are unfamiliar with Adelson and his obsession with Israel, it is possible to gain some insights from the following reports concerning his views and behavior. Adelson served in the U.S. Army in World War 2 but has since declared that he is ashamed of that service and would much prefer having served in the Israel Defense Forces. He and his wife Miriam, an IDF veteran, have stated that they would like to raise a son who would become an Israeli sniper. Adelson has declared that his primary goal in life is to obtain 100% U.S. support for Israel, to include annexation of all of historic Palestine and expulsion of its Arab inhabitants. He has referred to Palestinians as “fake people.” Regarding Iran, Adelson has recommended that Washington drop a nuclear bomb on it in a desert area with a warning that the next one would be in the middle of Tehran.

So, it turns out that Donald Trump was not so rich that he could not be bought by Adelson, worth an estimated $40 billion, who had to spend less than one-thousandth of that to ensnare an American president. It was a bargain for Israel but a very bad deal for those of us who wish to see a United States government promoting policies that benefit the American people rather than a badly-behaved tiny client-state five thousand miles away.

This article was first published on Mint Press.

Philip M. Giraldi is a former CIA counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer who served nineteen years overseas in Turkey, Italy, Germany, and Spain. He was the CIA Chief of Base for the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 and was one of the first Americans to enter Afghanistan in December 2001. Phil is Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest, a Washington-based advocacy group that seeks to encourage and promote a U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East that is consistent with American values and interests.

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8 Responses to Donald Trump’s foreign policy: Made in Israel?

  1. While a handful of Zionist billionaires warp our national politics and foreign policy to the benefit a parasitic rogue micro-state, our mainstream media (largely Zionist-controlled) endlessly continues parroting completely unfounded lunacies about Russian “meddling” as major threat to our safety and, no less, an act of war. Boycott the corporate media, both as a political statement and for one’s own mental health.

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  3. Allow me to personally set the record straight to Albino Americans cheering Trump on as some Great White Hope that’s going to free you from poverty.

    Like Trump, the majority of you are not of the Preamble “POSTERITY” Bloodline of the “original” The United States of North America. In fact many don’t know the truth surrounding George Washington who was appointed and annexed into the original posterity government which he later plagiarized and mirrored the de jure government and its constitution and “A Declaration of July 4th, 1776”.

    United States. “This term has several meanings. It may be merely the name of a sovereign occupying the position analogous to that of other sovereigns in the [sic] Family of Nations, it may designate territory over which sovereignty of United States extends, or it may be collective name of the states which are united by and under the Constitution”. Black Law’s Dictionary 4th Edition, p. 1703.

    Family of Nations. An aggregate of Nations which PREDATE (historical antecedents) colonial history and record keeping, having an inherited common [law] civilization, and ARE at a similar level of moral and political opinion. The Ancient nations who ordained and established the “Law of Nations”, so written, in Art. 1, § 8, Clause 10 of ”this Constitution” and are bound thereby. State v. Dixon, 213 P. 227, 230 66 Mont. 76: Yankee Atomic Electric Co. v. U.S., 112 F3d 1569: Lore Silkman, 84 NY. 1025, 1030, 88 App. Div 102, citing Scott v. Stanford, 19 How. (60 U.S.) 404, L.Ed 691.

    Nation. A people, or aggregation of men existing in the form of an organized jural society, usually inhabiting a distinct portion of the earth, speaking the same language, using the same culture, possessing HISTORIC CONTINUITY (> Continuation or Continental); and distinguished from other like groups by the RACIAL ORIGIN (aboriginal people who are not “Native Americans”, that is, “Wards of the State”) and characteristic, and generally, but not necessarily, living under the same government and Sovereignty”. Black’s Law Dictionary, Vol. 6, p. 1024.

    Let’s now explore the facts taken from Monuments of Washington’s Patriotism, 1789 pp. 77&79:

    This day the great illustrious Washington, the favorite son of Liberty, and deliverer of HIS (not Our) country, entered upon the execution of the office n…t Magistrate of the United States of America … His Excellency … attended by a COMMITTEE (Not Members or Representative) of the Senate and House of Representatives, to FEDERAL HALL …”.

    “We, the Senate of the United States…congratulate you on the COMPLETE ORGANIZATION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (of 1791)…and…your elevation to the office of President, an office… by the powers constitutionally ANNEXED to it, and extremely honorable from the manner in which the APPOINTMENT (not chosen, selected or elected) is made”.


    “We, the Senate of the United States, …Congratulate you on the complete organization of the Federal Government, …on your elevation to the office of President, an office highly important by the powers constitutionally ANNEXED to it … in which the APPOINTMENT is made”. M.W.P., p. 79.

    So, “Annex.”…”The word expresses the idea of joining a smaller or subordinate thing with another, larger, or higher importance”. Black’s Law Dictionary, Vols. 4-6. Therefore, who are you annexed with and to who Trump must answer to?

    It is stated in “A Declaration” in Congress July 4th, 1776 (often mistaken for as Declaration of Independence): Paragraph 2, lines 22-24, to wit:

    “The History of the present King of Great-Britain is a History of (Prior to 1607) repeated Injuries (violation of legal rights: British serf/subjects didn’t have any legal rights) and USURPATION (unlawful seizure or assumption of SOVEREIGN POWER; the assumption of government of supreme power by FORCE or ILLEGALLY, in derogation of the CONSTITUTION and the rights of the LAWFUL ruler: there is no such thing as sovereign colonies in history or law) over these States” (i.e. Nation, organized Government and Sovereignty in the community/Family of Nations/The Globe: oppose to a Colony> Plantation, or e-states). Paragraph 14, “He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction FOREIGN to Our unacknowledged by OUR LAWS” (subjects do not have their own laws and are subject to another’s jurisdiction).

    Accordingly, the “A Declaration of 1776”, historically and deliberately falsified as “The Declaration of Independence” to the American people, is a Pronouncement to the Brutish/British Moorish Empire that the Old Aboriginal MonoKhan Empire of the United States shall henceforth be Officially known as “THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA” and said Government has returned to its former Sovereign, with complete and perfect Self Autonomy; and that said government shall no longer tolerate nor accept Liege Subjugation [> 1622 Virginia Indian Treaty] nor Foreign Occupation.

    The United States of North America – The Republic of North America are the Supreme Sovereign Government in the Family of Nations and, although the states [former estates] of the Union (>united colonies), are called sovereigns and independent states under the [August 2nd, 1776] Declaration of Independence [opp. to "A Declaration" of July 4th, 1776], they were NEVER in their individual capacity strictly so, because they were always in some respect [Subject] to a higher power of Sovereignty [i.e., the United States of North America/The Republic of North America Confederation and Union of Republic Nations-States [>Title 5, U.S.C.S. § 1501(1)], and was never separately recognized known as a member of the “Family of Nations”. Black’s Law Dictionary, 4th Ed. Pg. 1703, 1st definition.

    The above “A Declaration” was caused by the 1622 Virginia Treaty with the original people of North America and Britain. The “A Declaration” is not the same as the August 2nd, 1776 Colonies unanimous plagiarism declaration of the thirteen United States. See, e.g., Penhallow vs. Doane, 1 L.Ed 507, 3 Dall at page 75: “The style of the confederation was changed from “United Colonies” to “United States” on September 16th 1776”. There were two wars “Revolutionary War” (>Resort Back Sovereignty) and British War of Independence simultaneously.

    Also, the so called White-males only received their party’s right to vote for an elected candidate subject to the Federal democratic government [oppose to the General United States Republican form of Government - Art. 4, § 4, Const.] in 1866-1870 that amended these males, et al., under the phrase “Negro-White” or “White Negroes”, i.e., “subject to another jurisdiction” contained in the 14th amendment for all corporate persons, aliens and U.S. citizens in the United States of America but not of the United States of America. See, e.g., U.S.C.S. Lawyers Edition, Amendment 5, Amendment 13 page 439-40, Citizenship-gen., page 460. Therefore, Albinos are the first Slaves of North America:

    Further, since the 1868 enactment of the British Colonial 13th/14th Amendment “Federal Constitution” following the 1856 Federal Corporate U.S. Supreme Court’s Dred Scott vs. Sanford decision, the Black British re-categorized and converted the “voluntarily” Black Aborigines of North America’s sovereign posterity “natural born” National/[C]itizenship “IN” The United States of North America/The Republic of North America, in the Family of Nations, to foreign “natural-born subjects” and Federal 13th/14th Amendment persons/[c]itizens of the Federal Corporate United States, in the United Nations and United States of America Corporations (> formally The Virginia Colony Company & 1781 1st American Company), therefore stripping the ‘original people’ from their Aboriginal Sovereign Posterity General Government, by and through, impersonation and mirroring of governments.

    Most importantly, the Dred Scott vs. Sandford was decided May 12, 1856 thereafter the enactment of the 14th Amendment dated on the 28th day of July, 1868.  Therefore, since naturalization was extended repeatedly by Treaty and acts of Congress to Indians and Negroes: Treaty of Choctaws, Article 14, 20th September, 1830; Treaty with the Cherokees, 12th Article, Vol V, U.S. Laws, 647; Treaties of 1803 for Louisiana, 1819 for Florida, 1847 for California, and if the African Nativity were free per stated above, which “United States” were the aforementioned citizens of before the Dred Scott and the 14th Amendment?

    Well, one must view the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the matter of Harcourt v. Gaillard, 6 L.Ed 216, 12 Wheat at 523: “There was no territory within the (original) United States. Also see, Dred Scott vs. Sanford, 4 Cranch at 212: “Original United States”. Also see, Alden vs. Maine, 527 US 706: “Sovereign Immunity drives not from the Eleventh Amendment but from the structure of the “original Constitution”; McCreary County vs. ACLU, 545 US at page 872: “and it is no less baffling to leave out the “original Constitution” of 1787 while quoting the 1215 Magna Carta”; Kansa vs. Marsh, 548 U.S. 163, 165 L.Ed 2d 429, note 1: “The original Constitution contained few guarantees of individual rights against the states, and in a clash of governmental authority there was a small risk that the state courts would erroneously side with the new Federal Government.

    The Official 48 Six Pointed Star David Estolie Flag of the United States [of North America] was enacted by “the United States in Congress assembled” June 14, 1777-A.R. 840, Chpt. 2, 2-1 (a) (b), 2-5 (a) et seq. & 2-6 (a)(b); Title 4, U.S.C.S., Chpt. 1 § 1, Excluding Pt. 1, Subsection 1-3, et seq. [not be confused with the colony Federal United States departmental and agency flag of the United States subject to 4 U.S.C.S. Pt. 1, Subsection 1-3, et seq. with its gold fringes, inter alia., created by Presidential Executive Order], is the official flag of North America> Rauthschild.

    Title 4, United States Code Services official flag Section, also has a “Historic” Section, which clearly indicates that there are two/2 “national flags”, e.g., Executive Order, Part 2, Section 23, Sentence 2:

    “The size of the union jack flown with the (> their present one) national flag shall be the same as the size of the Union of THAT (other) national flag”. The word “that” when referring to time always means the former one or period and “this” means the present or most recent; “the” can mean either, i.e., both past and present.”

    Contrary to most Ivy League Law University’s perverted opinion, Francis Hopkinson who is officially credited (See The Great Seal of the United States, U.S. Government Printing Office, p. 3) for having designed the official Flag of the United States of North America, enacted in June 14th, 1777, they ONLY and officially used Six-pointed Star David >Estoile in the 1777 Flag of the United States. The following is taken from pages 2 & 3 of the Great Seal of the United States:

    “The first committee … Struggled unsuccessfully with biblical and classical themes, including the Children of Israel …”.

    “The Second Committee: In March 1780… asked Francis Hopkinson, the gifted Philadelphian, who had
    designed the American flag, to serve as their consultant. They too failed to create an acceptable seal, but influenced by the flag adopted in 1777, they contributed to the final design 13 red and white strips, the constellation of 13 six-pointed stars …”.

    Likewise, the 1782-Present 13-Six Pointed Star David shaped into one Star David above Draco’s Head is the “Official Seal” of the United States of North America Government pursuant to 4 U.S.C.S Chpt. 2 § 41 that was created, authorized and used by “the United States in Congress assembled” also known as and transferred to “the Congress of the United States” when assembled.

    Both United States and United States of America are not countries rather foreign statehood corporations disguised as sovereign governments. America’s history is one big lie, and Albinos are the real slaves of North America. Simply put, Colonies were never granted Independence nor Sovereignty. Hell, y’all don’t even have nor own a Central Bank to be called a Country. So let’s now meet the owner of 324 Corporate Statehoods:, and the 1781 1st American Company is known today as the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank and United States Treasury.

    On that note, America is the True Israel, Peru is the real Jerusalem, the 1948 Israel are fake Albino JNazi Jews stealing other people’s identity. I hope Iran nuke them Apartheid Bastards off the face of the planet; however, 59% of Israel’s citizens come from Iran, the remaining are America & Germany Albino Nazi Jews!

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  6. Excellent article. Thought provoking and timely.

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