Not Another Dollar, Weapon, Bomb or UNSC Veto for Israel!

Hossein Askari
11 min readFeb 14, 2024

So Many American Politicians Are Treasonous in Their Support

America is a prosperous country, yes, but we still have needy Americans who need shelter, medical care and food. While we purport to be a generous nation to all others, this has ceased to be the case because our generosity has been hijacked by Israel and its lobbyists to shower Israel with money and to hurt Israel’s manufactured adversaries, the Palestinians.

It is common sense that we would give aid to countries that are in need of financial support and/or allies who help our international strategic interests and who benefit us. Yet Israel is not poor and our association with Israel only hurts us as a nation. Israel is a rich country — it has a higher per capita income than France, Germany and the United Kingdom (https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.CD). Yet over the years, we have given Israel around $300 billion in financial and military aid!

Equally important, we have vetoed several dozen UN Security Council Resolutions largely addressing Israel’s illegal settlements on Palestinian land with over 700,000 Jews…

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Hossein Askari

MIT engineer-economist. Prof: Tufts, UT-Austin, GW. IMF Board. Mediator: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait. Writes on: Econ-Finance, Oil, Sanctions, Mid-East, Islam.