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I've never agreed with the practices of the US to prop up other countries, whether militarily or economically, that cannot make it on their own, so I've never understood why the US sends so much aid to Israel. We aren't a theocracy, so whatever the Bible says about Israel shouldn't have anything to do with foreign policy.

Thus, I was interested in learning that the Israeli Prime Minister is being indicted for corruption. I wonder if he is truly guilty, or if the globalists are going after Netanyahu like they have been going after Trump.

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Israel's attorney general announced Thursday that his office plans to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges after a two-year investigation.

The prime minister faces one count of bribery and three counts of breach of trust.

"The Attorney General, Avihai Mandelblit, has informed the Prime Minister, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, through his attorney, that he is considering indicting him on several criminal charges," according to a statement by Ministry of Justice spokesman Adi Livni.

Prosecutors would have to go forward with a pre-indictment hearing before Netanyahu is formally charged.

"It should be noted that the decision regarding an indictment is not yet final, since the Attorney General will offer to conduct a pre-indictment hearing before reaching any final decision, according to Israeli law," according to Livni's statement.

Police have previously recommended indicting Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three different cases.

The most serious allegations against Netanyahu involve his relationship with Shaul Elovitch, the controlling shareholder of Israel's telecom giant Bezeq.

Police recommended an indictment in the case based on evidence collected that confidants of Netanyahu promoted regulatory changes worth hundreds of millions of dollars to Bezeq.
This is the same type of corrupt practice we see between politicians here and the corporations, so I'll be interested to see how this pans out.

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Police have previously recommended indicting Netanyahu on corruption charges in two other cases. One involves accepting gifts from billionaire friends, and the second revolves around alleged offers of advantageous legislation for a major newspaper in return for favorable coverage. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/i...harges-n977571
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I've never agreed with the practices of the US to prop up other countries, whether militarily or economically, that cannot make it on their own, so I've never understood why the US sends so much aid to Israel. We aren't a theocracy, so whatever the Bible says about Israel shouldn't have anything to do with foreign policy.

Thus, I was interested in learning that the Israeli Prime Minister is being indicted for corruption. I wonder if he is truly guilty, or if the globalists are going after Netanyahu like they have been going after Trump.



This is the same type of corrupt practice we see between politicians here and the corporations, so I'll be interested to see how this pans out.
It gives me hope we can charge old dirty pants here at home.
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It gives me hope we can charge old dirty pants here at home.
On what grounds? Your blind hatred of him?
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On what grounds? Your blind hatred of him?
money laundering, campaign finance fraud, and emoluments -there's three off the top of my head.
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Right now the U.S. "Props Up" a good part of the world at least militarily, to a certain degree.
Any Nation that is a member of NATO gets a lot of aid from the U.S.

In some we "Rent" military bases so that doesn't count.
Even China and Russia get foreign aid.
https://explorer.usaid.gov/aid-dashboard.html
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We aren't a theocracy,
Neither is Israel. So First Some history:
The modern nation of Israel was created at the end of World War One. The Ottoman Turkish Empire had been on the losing side (they were Allies of Germany) They had ruled much of the land in the Middle East.
As the losing nation they lost that land.

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The Balfour Declaration was a public statement issued by the British government in 1917 during World War I announcing support for the establishment of a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine, then an Ottoman region with a small minority Jewish population.
Purpose: Confirming support from the British g...
Author(s): Walter Rothschild, Arthur Balfour, Leo ...
Signatories: Arthur James Balfour
Created: 2 November 1917
Balfour Declaration - Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balfour_DeclarationThis was in the region Note: Region there never was a NATION of Palestine. It was a region - Like the Gobi desert, Appalachia, New England, Amazon Jungle etc.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestine_(region)
(Note Jews had already purchased land there.) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish...e_in_Palestine
A homeland for the Jews (Israel) was to be created West of the river Jordan a homeland for the "Palestinians" (Really Arabs) was to be created EAST of the river Jordan. (Note the Palestinian/Arabs were not forced to move). The area East of the river Jordan was known as Transjordan, The modern nation of Jordan was created from it.

In the interim as all this was being set up: The British and their Allies the French. Ruled the area. The British Area was known as the British Mandate of Palestine. (again not a nation). Their Never Was a Nation of Palestine.
Many other nations not just Israel and Jordan (such as Saudi Arabia) were created from land previously part of The Ottoman Turkish Empire
The "West Bank" That is the subject of such controversy is west (as the name implies) of the Jordan river. As such it should be part of Israel.
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The West Bank was the name given to the territory that was captured by Jordan in the aftermath of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, and subsequently annexed in 1950 until 1967 when it was occupied by Israel during the 1967 Six-Day War.
Thus they took back there own land. They kept it as a kind of buffer between Israel and Jordan.

History lesson over: Israel is an Ally (really the only own) the U.S. has in that area.
In my opinion I think it kind of serves to check the Arabs Re. Oil production and the Petrol Dollar. Right now the U.S. dollar is the official currency for oil sales. This serves to prop up the value of the dollar which is Fiat money.
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Since the decoupling of the US dollar from gold by Richard Nixon in 1971, a system of national fiat currencies has been used globally.
(Read more on the Bretton Woods Agreement.)
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The petrodollar is any U.S. dollar paid to oil-exporting countries in exchange for oil. Since the dollar is a global currency, all international transactions are priced in dollars. As a result, oil-exporting nations must receive dollars. That makes their national income dependent on the dollar's value.Aug 2, 2018
https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-a...dollar-3306358

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As a result, most of America's trade partners also peg their currencies to the dollar. That way, if the dollar’s value falls, so does the price of all their domestic goods and services. That helps these countries avoid wide swings in inflation or deflation.
Fiat money has been defined variously as: Any money declared by a government to be legal tender.[/QUOTE] https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiat_money


Now What does that have to do with Israel? From time to time it's been suggested that the official currency the oil would be sold in might be changed to something like the Euro or Chinese Yaun. That would cause a collapse of the dollar. The U.S. support of Israel and it's military. Yeah they don't admit it but they have nukes). Services as a check to the Arabs moving away from the dollar. Their would no longer be any reason to restrain israel from declaring war on the Saudis. If that happens the U.S. can sit back and deny any involvement. Israel did it not us.
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Right now the U.S. "Props Up" a good part of the world at least militarily, to a certain degree.
Any Nation that is a member of NATO gets a lot of aid from the U.S.

In some we "Rent" military bases so that doesn't count.
Even China and Russia get foreign aid.
https://explorer.usaid.gov/aid-dashboard.html
Neither is Israel. So First Some history:
The modern nation of Israel was created at the end of World War One. The Ottoman Turkish Empire had been on the losing side (they were Allies of Germany) They had ruled much of the land in the Middle East.
As the losing nation they lost that land.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balfour_DeclarationThis was in the region Note: Region there never was a NATION of Palestine. It was a region - Like the Gobi desert, Appalachia, New England, Amazon Jungle etc.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palestine_(region)
(Note Jews had already purchased land there.) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish...e_in_Palestine
A homeland for the Jews (Israel) was to be created West of the river Jordan a homeland for the "Palestinians" (Really Arabs) was to be created EAST of the river Jordan. (Note the Palestinian/Arabs were not forced to move). The area East of the river Jordan was known as Transjordan, The modern nation of Jordan was created from it.

In the interim as all this was being set up: The British and their Allies the French. Ruled the area. The British Area was known as the British Mandate of Palestine. (again not a nation). Their Never Was a Nation of Palestine.
Many other nations not just Israel and Jordan (such as Saudi Arabia) were created from land previously part of The Ottoman Turkish Empire
The "West Bank" That is the subject of such controversy is west (as the name implies) of the Jordan river. As such it should be part of Israel. Thus they took back there own land. They kept it as a kind of buffer between Israel and Jordan.

History lesson over: Israel is an Ally (really the only own) the U.S. has in that area.
In my opinion I think it kind of serves to check the Arabs Re. Oil production and the Petrol Dollar. Right now the U.S. dollar is the official currency for oil sales. This serves to prop up the value of the dollar which is Fiat money.
(Read more on the Bretton Woods Agreement.)


https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-a...dollar-3306358



Fiat money has been defined variously as: Any money declared by a government to be legal tender.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiat_money


Now What does that have to do with Israel? From time to time it's been suggested that the official currency the oil would be sold in might be changed to something like the Euro or Chinese Yaun. That would cause a collapse of the dollar. The U.S. support of Israel and it's military. Yeah they don't admit it but they have nukes). Services as a check to the Arabs moving away from the dollar. Their would no longer be any reason to restrain israel from declaring war on the Saudis. If that happens the U.S. can sit back and deny any involvement. Israel did it not us.[/QUOTE]

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